Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2017
This description of Emer Beamer's work was prepared when Emer Beamer was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
With her Designathon Works learning method grounded on design thinking the child is understood as a complete human being endowed with great creative capacity, Emer Beamer enables teachers to tap into the natural space of play within a child and among children, to stimulate their interest and engagement in social issues, and challenging them to design solutions for these issues within the context of their formal education curriculum using modern technology.
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