29 April 2009

American Visionary Art Museum Presents . . .

Tuesday, May 5 • 3:00–5:30 PM: ARTS, CREATIVITY & OTHER OUTRAGEOUS EDUCATION IDEAS: Visionary Inspiration for Maryland Educators A panel discussion in AVAM's Jim Rouse Visionary Center, 3rd floor. FREE! Free Admission Includes Author Panel and Admission to AVAMʼs current exhibition “The Marriage Of Art, Science & Philosophy” Public Welcome! RSVP to Whitney@avam.org • Speakers: DR. JEROME KAGAN, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and former Director of the Mind/Brain Behavior Interfaculty Initiative and author of Galen’s Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature and Three Seductive Ideas • DR. ALICE WILDER Educational Psychologist, Producer of Blues Clues, creator of Think It, Ink It, and Co-creator of Super Why • KERI SMITH Author/illustrator of How to Be An Explorer of The World and Living Out Loud—Activities to Fuel a Creative Life • DR. KATHY HIRSH-PASEK, Professor in the Department of Psychology at Temple University. Her books include Einstein Never Used Flashcards and Celebrate the Scribble: Appreciating Children’s Art • Plus JOHN TARNOFF Head of Show Development, Dreamworks Animation. John Tarnoffʼs presentation (Creating Stories: A Template for Education How Iterative Process Fosters Creativity and Builds Consensus) will highlight the key elements of this workflow, and suggest how it can be adapted to serve as a template for project-based education at all levels. Arts, Creativity & Other Outrageous Education Ideas is presented by The American Visionary Art Museum in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University School of Education Neuro-Education Initiative and Council On K–12 Educationʼs “Learning, Arts, and The Brain Summit.”

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