About Megan Oteri

Megan Oteri, founder of Brick Scholars and leader in STEM education, is a certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator working with businesses, schools and organizations facilitating professional development, teambuilding, and corporate events. Brick Scholars is a mobile innovation lab that helps businesses promote innovation and improved collaboration and creativity through the use of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®. Her firm offers team building and tailored workshops to help teams collaborate, communicate, and create their way to solutions. She is a certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY workshop facilitator and business consultant working with clients throughout the United States. She is the ambassador for the Agency for Cultural Diplomacy “Let’s Brick” platform in Vienna, Austria where she facilitates programs in the US that use creativity as a means for communication and cultural diplomacy. An educator for over 15 years, she has taught in schools in Wyoming and North Carolina, and has worked as a teaching artist for arts councils and business. She is currently a leading expert and popular presenter on the topic of creativity and playful learning in the classroom. Oteri holds a bachelors of arts degree in Special and Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in English, with a focus on Creative Writing. She has presented at state and national conferences and her writing and photography have been featured in national and international publications.
"Creativity is contagious. Pass it on." -- Einstein

Summer STEAM Camps in Wilson and Rocky Mount

By |2020-03-29T16:48:23-04:00March 14th, 2019|

We will be closing registration June 12 for our camps beginning June 17 and running through June 22 (Animal Safari K-2 Robotics and Super Heroes Stop Motion and Comic Books) so be sure to register soon to secure your spot. This is a perfect camp for beginning coders. We introduce campers to simple coding in our Animal Safari camp [...]

Decide. Then Do Your Best

By |2020-03-29T16:50:22-04:00May 3rd, 2018|

#BeYourBest #Decide #BookerTWashington #Create Decide to be your best. In the long run the world is going to to want and have the best, and that might as well be you. — Booker T. Washington I love so many of Booker ‘s quotes. Sharing this one because it was the first quote I found this [...]

The Finnish Education System Secret to Success

By |2020-03-29T16:51:11-04:00April 18th, 2018|

Short interview with Professor Pasi Sahlberg LEGO Foundation During the 2018 LEGO® Idea Conference, we asked Finnish Professor of Education Policy Pasi Sahlberg why the Finnish school system is so successful and what is needed to address the global learning crisis. Check out the full interview.

B2B LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Workshop

By |2020-03-29T16:51:42-04:00April 15th, 2018|

Brick Scholars recently facilitated a LEGO®️ SERIOUS PLAY®️ workshop with the Wilson Chamber of Commerce B2B group. Participants engaged in a presentation and workshop highlighting the history, science, and uses of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY in a business environment. The true learning happened when participants experienced LEGO SERIOUS PLAY. Most workshops are between 3 hours [...]

Designing a Prosthetic Arm with LEGO

By |2020-03-29T16:51:57-04:00March 26th, 2018|

This is worth the watch! This kid is amazing! So inspiring. You will not be disappointed in watching this YouTube video. LEGO aid a language of its own and this kid is fluent. Kids are changing the world. Give them the stage! www.youtube.com/watch