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Learning Labs: Inspiration(old)
Lesson 7, Topic 1
Nancy October 22, 2020
Nancy Otero is a laser cutter and AI fan. Her biggest passion is human learning, she has spent the last ten years working with educational organizations designing environments that mix technology with project-based learning. Nancy was the Founding Director of Learning Design at Portfolio School, a project-based learning school in NYC. Students from this program are the youngest presenters -6, 8, and 9 years old- at Stanford’s conference FabLearn. She was the Director of Professional Development at the awesome Beam Center in NYC, where she created a program that has served more than one hundred teachers and thousands of students. She co-founded FAB! a non-profit in Mexico that works with underserved communities for 5 years. Nancy was a OpenAI fellow, and a software engineer in her previous life. She has a Master in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University.
We learn better when we understand the importance of something. The goal of inspiration is for you to get a glimpse of the possibilities that learning these skills can provide and how humans have been using that technology. Watch this video to know more about how electronics technology can help people.
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