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UConn Alumi- Rigid Standards, Forward Thinkers: Business Bes

Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Stamford Campus
Brother Jimmy's BBQ 112 Bedford Street Stamford, CT

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

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 marketing and department head, UConn - Matthew Woodward, associate director of the digital media and design department , UConn

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