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#FLS2021

The FLS is a brand new immersive and interactive online experience. This will consist of engaging virtual keynotes and practical interactive sessions to inspire students, families and educators from the comfort of their own homes. Come and take part…

Magician, Author, Educator
Joshua Jay

Josh will explore how magicians create seemingly impossible feats and how this can be applied in the classroom and in our own creative pursuits. His keynote explores the techniques underpinning his work, such as the guiding of attention; the framing of perception; and the staging of surprises. Josh is also going to mystify us along the way with some of his signature illusions.


Physics Girl
Dianna Cowern

Dianna Cowern is the creator and host of the viral “Physics Girl” web series with over 1.7 million subscribers, which is a resource for fun physics videos and other materials about physics and topics related to physics. Her videos total over 125 million views. She is an MIT graduate and an Astrophysicist and in her own words Dianna says: “I love how physics can explain the weird quirks of our universe.” She will be engaging us with exciting experiments that can be done in the home to explain real world science whilst having fun!


Comedian and Freestyle Rapper
Chris Turner

Chris Turner is an award-winning British comedian and freestyle rapper. He is a founding member of Racing Minds, one of the most respected improv troupes in the UK and a sell out show at the Edinburgh Fringe. He will entertain us with his quick wit and his lyrical genius as he creates hilarious freestyle raps using suggestions from our audience. He will reveal his secrets and discuss how his techniques can be used to improve working memory and increase confidence when public speaking.


Musicians
KIZ

Alice Chiaverini and Marc Parodi are Kiz! A French band who specialise in creating contemporary music with everyday sounds. They will compose a song in real-time during the Future Learning Summit from sounds captured from everyday objects submitted by the audience. They will demonstrate how they layer sounds, create beats and loops to produce a unique composition. The FLS theme song will be played out live at the end of the Summit.


Contender Charlie
Ben Walden

Ben Walden is an English actor and director of Contender Charlie, an organisation that encourages young people to explore their emotional and creative potential. Ben will use the power of storytelling and mythology to develop attributes such as leadership, self-confidence and problem-solving. This will be an engaging and interactive session where you will feel empowered to face the challenges of the modern world.


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Schedule

  • March 19, 2021

    Friday

     

  • Time
    12 noon FLS Opening & Introduction Gavin Boyle
    12:15 Opening Keynote “The Magic of Learning” Joshua Jay
    13:00 Q&A with Joshua Jay
    13:10 Kiz Musique
    13:30 Contender Charlie “Shakespeare and Leadership” Ben Walden
    14:15 Kiz Musique: quick update
    14:30 Freestyle rapping Chris Turner
    15:15 Q&A with Chris Turner
    15:25 Kiz Musique: quick update
    15:30 Physics Girl Diana Cowern
    16:15 Closing remarks Gavin Boyle
    16:30 Kiz Musique – close

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