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Saturday, May 7 • 14:45 - 15:45
Creativity, Social Media, and teaching the next generation…

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When we hear Social Media and teenagers in the same sentence, it usually focuses on the negative; cyber-bullying, sexting, etc.  This is of course happening, and we need to protect kids as there is some really bad stuff out there.

However, there is also an incredibly positive side out there too that does not seem to be mentioned as much.  As a teacher at the Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry, I have personally seen the power of social media be used for good.  We have built businesses, guest blogged, supported organizations, and much more.  We have been using it as a tool to harness our creativity and connect the community.  And really, isn’t that what it is all about?

Join me, Jake West, to explore the imaginative aspects of social media, teenagers, and how we can promote entrepreneurship in our schools.



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Jake West

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My life's work is divided into 3 fields, all of equal importance to each other.  1.  Performing - I have to do it.  It is in the very fibre of my being.  I tried to stop doing it once and my soul couldn't take it.  Years of experience on many diverse stages.  I am on the clown audition list for Cirque du Soleil. 2.  Learning/Education - I believe massive, radical change is about to happen and our systems... Read More →


Saturday May 7, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
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