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Creative Space: The Jensen Cube - A Primary / Inclusive Education Tool
Wed 12 October 2016, 13:00 – 14:30 BST
The Jensen Cube is an experimental tool aimed at teaching literacy and numeracy in a revolutionary way.
Come and meet Lars Bang Jensen one of the inventors of the tool which he describes as "an analogue maths / language learning auxiliary tool to promote inclusive primary practice".
Lars Bang Jensen is a Research Fellow in the STEM Ed. Centre and this is a STEM Education Centre based project.
He will outline how the tool works and the concepts behind it. We will then invite you to imagine how it could be applied in the local area. Together we may brainstorm the next great application of this emerging tool.
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