Creative Louisiana http://wrkf.org en Creative La. Speaker Brian Dixon on the Future of the Classroom http://wrkf.org/post/creative-la-speaker-brian-dixon-future-classroom <p><span class="BodyCopy">Classrooms aren't as simple as they used to be - traditional chalk boards and pencils used to do the trick, but now computers play a huge rule in the way our kids learn. </span></p><p class="BodyCopy BodyCopy">Educator, author, and founder of the Mentorship Academy of Digital Arts, Brian Dixon, says that's a good thing. At his charter school in downtown Baton Rouge smartboards and iPads are the norm. He's the featured speaker at this month's <a href="http://creativelouisiana.com/" target="_blank">Creative Louisiana </a> and WRKF's Tegan Wendland talked with him about using technology in the classroom and the future of education.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2590 at http://wrkf.org Creative La. Speaker Brian Dixon on the Future of the Classroom Creative Louisiana Speaker Kenneth Brown on Southern Design http://wrkf.org/post/creative-louisiana-speaker-kenneth-brown-southern-design <p><span class="BodyCopy">Designer and reality TV star Kenneth Brown says the best way to design a space is to get a fresh start - take everything out of the room and take a good long look at it. </span></p><p class="BodyCopy BodyCopy BodyCopy">Brown recently moved back to Baton Rouge from Los Angeles to start a new design firm. He's the featured speaker for this month's Creative Louisiana monthly meet-up.</p><p class="BodyCopy">He talked with WRKF's Tegan Wendland about why he moved back, and what the city has going for it.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2604 at http://wrkf.org Creative Louisiana Speaker Kenneth Brown on Southern Design Creative La. Speaker Stafford Kendall on Creative Brainstorming http://wrkf.org/post/creative-la-speaker-stafford-kendall-creative-brainstorming <p><span class="BodyCopy">Communications Strategist, Stafford Kendall, says you have to eat pie to design a proper street sign. Kendall, who is the principal and co-founder of Baton Rouge-based Covalent Logic, says she and her employees get the creative juices flowing by eating pie. WRKF's Tegan Wendland had a conversation with Kendall about the value of creative thinking for design.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2732 at http://wrkf.org Creative La. Speaker Stafford Kendall on Creative Brainstorming