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Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

These presentations by King’s Academy faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to explore the nature and effects of COVID-19.

Essential Question
How can boredom be a catalyst for creativity?

As hard as boredom can feel it can allow our brains to think in innovative ways; problem solving and creativity can fill the space created by boredom.

To Do
Complete one of the following activities:

  1. Send an inspirational video to others on how to be empowered by boredom.
  2. Invent a little game with a few house items.
  3. Make some music with household equipment.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge