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Tuesday, November 14 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Rigorous Whimsy & Critical Creativity: Using Creative Expression to Demonstrate Authentic Understanding in Any Classroom

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Transform flights of creative fancy via hashtags and doodles, mashups and portmanteaux, Oreo cookies and LEGO bricks into pathways for students to demonstrate content knowledge, critical thinking, and the problem solving that will serve them best no matter what their futures may bring. Structured to maximize takeaways and first hand experience, learn how explanation, rationale, and intentionality elevate our classrooms into places where students shift from passive riders to active adventurers.

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Dan Ryder

Success and Innovation Center Director, Mt Blue High School / Maine RSU 9
Success and Innovation Center Education Director by title, idea wrangler, design thinker, improviser and educator by practice, co-author of Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom, Dan Ryder has taught for 20 years at Mt. Blue Campus in Farmington, Maine. He has presented... Read More →

Tuesday November 14, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am EST
Grandmaster Salon 3 (THOUGHT)