2017 Series

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

Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, 112 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 
Can creativity and the Common Core coexist in the classroom?  U.S. 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?

This Science Salon will be free to attend, but please RSVP through the registration page.

Moderator: Ron Beghetto, Ph.D., UConn Professor of Education
Distinguished Panelists:
– Justin Carbonella ’07 BUS, Vice President at Kantar Millward Brown
– Bridget Heston Carnemolla ’13 Ed.D, ’14 ELP; Superintendent of Watertown Public Schools
– Lucy Gilson, Ph.D., UConn Professor of Business
– Matt Worwood, UConn Professor of Digital Media and Design