Innovative Educators to Keynote 2012 Innovation in Learning Summit Hosted by LEGO® Education

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  • Muriel Summers, principal of A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School, and Chris Rogers, professor and director of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University, will provide the keynote addresses at the 2012 Innovation in Learning Summit hosted by LEGO® Education.
  • The one-day event enables educators to collaborate with industry leaders and academic professionals on a shared vision for the future of hands-on education and gives them the tools necessary to make that vision a reality, ultimately empowering today’s students to become tomorrow’s creative problem solvers.
  • Attendees will learn how school districts and educators across the country are “thinking outside the book” and successfully creating classroom environments that inspire students and enable them to take an active role in their learning.

NEWS RELEASE – May 15, 2012 – LEGO® Education today announced that Muriel Summers, principal of A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh, NC, and Chris Rogers, professor and director of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University, will provide the keynote addresses at the 2012 Innovation in Learning Summit hosted by LEGOEducation. The Summit, which takes place Friday, July 27, in Kansas City, Missouri, is a one-day premier event designed to bring together like-minded leaders and partners in education to discuss and explore how hands-on education can bring success to every student and shape the next generation of creative problem solvers.

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“Muriel Summers’ and Chris Rogers’ leadership and innovative thinking impact countless students’ lives every day, and we are privileged to have them joining our Summit as keynote speakers,” said Stephan Turnipseed, president of LEGO Education North America. “Their passion and dedication to pushing the boundaries in education will inspire our attendees to transform learning in their districts and for their students.”

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About LEGO Education A/S Since 1980, LEGO Education (www.legoeducation.us) has delivered hands-on curriculum-based resources for teachers and students worldwide. LEGO Education believes a hands-on, minds-on approach helps students actively take ownership of the learning process and develop 21st-century skills such as creative thinking and problem solving through real-life, engaging experiences. LEGO, the LEGO logo, DUPLO, WeDo, MINDSTORMS, and the MINDSTORMS logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2012 The LEGO Group.

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• Muriel Summers, principal of A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School, and Chris Rogers, professor and director of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University, will provide the keynote addresses at the 2012 Innovation in Learning Summit hosted by LEGO® Education.
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The one-day event enables educators to collaborate with industry leaders and academic professionals on a shared vision for the future of hands-on education and gives them the tools necessary to make that vision a reality, ultimately empowering today’s students to become tomorrow’s creative problem solvers.
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• Attendees will learn how school districts and educators across the country are “thinking outside the book” and successfully creating classroom environments that inspire students and enable them to take an active role in their learning.
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