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Saturday, February 22 • 7:45am - 8:45am
Developing Critical Thinking and Creativity as a "Maker"

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The 21st Century Learning skills of critical thinking and creative problem solving are imperative to developing our next generation of responsible and successful citizens (Wai & Worrel, 2016). However, the skills often merely lip-service when it comes to effective integration into curriculum and pedagogy. We examine the development of these skills over the course of a schoolwide effort to incorporate making and design into the curriculum. We also examine this effort through change management.

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Dr. Gary Saunders II

educator, Los Angeles
Gary Saunders, Ed.D. has been a teacher, instructional specialist and administrator for twenty five years. He has advocated for the rights of gifted education as a student, a parent and a public school employee. He has led the charge for identification of gifted students (already... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 7:45am - 8:45am PST
Smoketree C