Rigid Standards, Forward Thinkers: Business Best Practices Igniting Classroom Creativity

Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brother Jimmy's BBQ
112 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT  

Can creativity and the Common Core coexist in the classroom? US educational policy is evolving toward an ever more rigid standard of pedagogy that gives teachers fewer and fewer opportunities to tailor their lessons to the students, and students fewer opportunities for creative learning. Can best practices from the business world help us make space for both standards and inspiration?

Moderator: Ron Beghetto, professor of education, UConn
Distinguished Panelists:
- Justin Carbonella '07, vice president, Kantar Millward Brown
- Bridget Heston Carnemolla '13 Ed.D. '14 ELP, superintendent of Watertown Public Schools
- Lucy Gilson, professor of management and department head, UConn
- Matthew Worwood, associate director of the digital media and design department , UConn

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