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Science Education Consultant
Sai was a neuroscientist, but decided to pursue a career in science communication and education. She has worked at The Physiological Society, NESTA, Planet Science, Science in School, Ignite! and QMUL. Sai’s research looking into how young people learn accurate science from the entertainment media, saw her take up an International Fellowship at the National Science Foundation. She’ll be returning to the US for more entertainment work this year, as part of a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship.
Too Cool for School
Can entertainment content ever be as effective as resources specifically designed for the classroom? We go back to the classroom to discover how the TV shows, games and books we create to entertain are being used to teach children in surprising and inspiring ways. We discuss the benefits of using pure entertainment vs educational resources and explore how we can use this knowledge to enlighten future content development.
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