Ensō Education Institute is a network of innovators interested in transforming education, schooling and learning to meet exponential changes in the world and imagine, design and create a world that works for everyone. Ensō Education Institute draws its inspiration from the classical Ensō circle representing enlightenment, strength, and universal thinking.Continue Reading

Former Walt Disney Imagineer, Brian Collins was a featured presenter at the “Education = Storytelling” at the Rosen Centre, Orlando, November 15-16, 2019 and is part of the Planning Team for the Ensō Education Institute. Brian began his fascinating and unique career as a Walt Disney Imagineer, where he helpedContinue Reading

Visual Storytelling We are excited to have young superstar, Carissa Baker, Assistant Professor of Theme Parks and Attraction Management at the University of Central Florida (UCF), join us as a Team Leader at the Ensō Education Institute. Carissa wrote her doctoral dissertation on the power of theme parks for storytellingContinue Reading

Description Join former Walt Disney Imagineer Brian Collins, Dr. Carissa Baker, University of Central Florida, and other instructors in an exploration of education as storytelling. Learn from experts in storytelling and creating interactive, spatial narratives, to transform education, schooling and learning for the 21st century. Imagine a future in which schoolsContinue Reading

We are thrilled to have Dr. Brett Taylor as a featured presenter at the “Education = Storytelling” at the Rosen Centre, Orlando, November 15-16, 2019 Brett was the founding principal at the Patiño School of Entrepreneurship in Fresno, California, a public high school built entirely around entrepreneurship. He is anContinue Reading

Dr. Martin Rayala is the founder of this series of professional development opportunities for educators. He is a former curriculum supervisor for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction who has taught at the elementary, middle, high school and university levels. He is co-founder of Design-Lab Schools and created an innovativeContinue Reading

Education should not just be learning disjointed information divided into different subject areas. As educators we need to learn to identify key ideas or takeaways and express them clearly, visually and emotionally. We need to tell stories that impact students and take them on an emotional journey.  Register for thisContinue Reading