Rikke Berggreen Paaskesen is a teacher and educational sociologist. She has a broad teaching experience with children and youngsters and has also been teaching students at the Teacher Education in DK and adults at FOF.
Rikke has been Head of Department in Coding Pirates DOKK1, a maker environment, and she has been specialised in teaching with the use of robot technology, among others she started up the elective subject RoboTech at a Boarding School for teens.
As a presenter Rikke has been given talks in the following contexts:
Running workshops at the conference Professionalism in a Tech-time: "Tinkering, creativity and cross-curricular coding with KUBO". The Danish It- and Media Counselling Association (2020).
Presentation at the italian Giocosamente online Festival: "Play-based Approaches Teaching with the use of Robots". Active panel contributer on the themes "Play-based Learning" & "Play and Democracy" (2020)
Running webinar courses: Tinkering, Creativity & Cross-Curricular Coding with KUBO; KUBO Coding++ Project Pack; KUBO Maps; Various Ways of Storytelling in Academic Subjects; KUBO Coding++; Social Emotional Learning & Language (2020)
PodCast with KidsLab, München, on how KUBO Robotics is dealing with the current pandemic situation (2020)
PodCast with TeachThought, Canada, on social and ethical themes related to robotics (2020)
Podcast with KidsLab - a podcast for parents and educators passionate about STEAM education (2020)
"UCN - Teacher Education towards 2030". Presentation and debate on the theme "Development of Educational Technology in Cooperation with Praxis", together with EdTech Denmark (2019)
Presentation and hands-on introduction to KUBO Coding++, advanced coding concepts, for sales- and educational people in the US, Pittsburgh (2019)
Presentation at Design School Kolding on cross-cultural approaches using KUBO in the classroom: "Social Play in an (Robot)Technological Perspective" (2019)
Online Webinar and Q&A session, PlayFutures, Exploration 1: Playbased strategies in the classroom. Lego Foundation (2019)
BETT conference London. Running workshops, showing attendees how to introduce students to computing in a playful, cross-curricular way (2019)
Placeholder Odense: Presentation and workshop for teachers and teaching assistents from Odense Municipality getting introduced to hands-on experiences with KUBO (2019)
Presenting to teachers at the Bation Hall in Kenya: "The Value of Play-based Strategies & Creative Approaches" (2018)
VIA NNU-conference. Presentation: "Technological Formation, Learning Designs & Big Ideas" - about the importance of learning with creative, imaginative and explorative use of technology in preschool, primary school and secondary school (2018)
Talk for parrents and teachers in Kenya: "The Purpose of Play, Creativity & Innovation" (2017)
Learning event for teachers at Horsens Municipality: "Eksperimenterende læringsdesign for demokratisk dannelse" (2017)
Human-Robot conference in Vienna. Presentation: "Growing-up hand in hand with robots: designing and evaluating child-robot interaction from a developmental perspective" (2017)
Human Futures, Aarhus Universitet. Presentations: "Critical Pedagogical Design Thinking With The Use Of Robottechnologies In Formal Education" (2016) and "Education In Times Of Manipulative Technologies and Automation" (2017)
Danmarks Læringsfestival. Presentation on Technological Imagination & Coding Pirates based on a common academic article together with Rikke Toft Nørgård (2016)
RoboBusiness Europe, the entrepreneurship track Play&Learn (2016)
CounterPlay conference: "Entrepreneurshipspirit, Innovative skills and Conditions for Creative Learning in Education" (2015)