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Is Simbrix better than Lego? – We talk to the Leader of innovative teaching in Edmonton, Alberta.

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We asked the question about whether Simbrix is better than Lego, and in this podcast, we discuss with Sean Brass, a teacher from Neil M. Ross elementary school about how he transformed Simbrix pixel art beads and gave them an educational purpose than just a ‘creative puzzle’. As the ‘thought leader’ of innovation and education of his district in Alberta, he always wants the best for his students. In this interview, we get to meet Sean and find out how education has become more of a passion to him, than just a career choice. Introduction to Sean: Sean Brass discusses…

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Don’t know your STEM? Crammer class from leader in the STEM movement

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For parents and educators, its really important to keep up to date with what children are being taught and the effects on their future career paths. The term ‘STEM’ is currently very popular in education circles – but what does it mean?, where is it from?, how does it affect children’s education and careers? In this podcast, the inventor of Simbrix, Assim gets a valuable insight into STEM from Andrew B. Raupp, the CEO and founder of the thought leader and educational training company STEM.org. This is a ‘must listen’ podcast for parents, educators and suppliers to the education industry….

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Toy inventor gets quizzed by 4th Grade children at Alberta School

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The inventor a new pixel brick toy gets interviewed by the 4th grade children at the Neil M Ross Catholic Elementary School, Alberta, Canada. In an effort to help his pupils make the connection between the lessons at school, need for creativity and resilience, Mr Sean Bass their teacher and leader of innovation in teaching for the Albert school district, invited Assim Ishaque, the inventor of Simbrix over to talk to his class via video conference call. ‘I wanted to teachers view on Simbrix and that led to Alberta’, but little did Assim know that they would find their way…

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Minecraft – what non players need to know!

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As a parent of three fanatic Minecraft players and inventor of toys that this community seem to love – its time that I got into this game and found out why they love it so much. Minecraft is one of the most popular online games, creating a virtual world from little graphical blocks. Created in Sweden in 2011 by a clever chap called ‘Notch’ it was bought by Microsoft making him very rich man! Minecraft is one of the most popular online games, creating a virtual world from little graphical blocks. Created in Sweden in 2011 by a clever chap…

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