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Thinking Txoko

Thinking Txoko >>>

The Thinking-Txoko is an innovative alternative space at the  ICOT 2015 . 

The  will be situated in the main hall of the conference and it will gather different speakers and professionals to discuss certain themes of the conference.

By being in an open space there will be more freedom and opportunities to interact, listen, ask and debate for the attendees. 

Tänkbar

During the days of ICOT2015 we will open a "TänkBar" (a venue with thinking on the menu) in connection to interesting lectures and sessions.

In a tasty and visual environment between keynote and featured sessions , we want to help the participants to reflect on what they just have heard in presentations or experienced during workshops.

During coffee breaks and lunches, we will therefore "enhance" the usual café and restaurant environment with various visual aids and tangible thinking tools to help participants to think together while eating or taking a coffee."

50 person per session permited.

Cost: FREE

Language: English

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http://tankbarofsweden.se for more information.

Schedule of the presenters that we follow up in TänkBar:

 



Joseph Renzulli

joseph-renzulli-icot-2015Joseph Renzulli is an American educational psychologist. He developed the three-ring model of giftedness, which promoted a broader conception of giftedness. He also developed the "Model School Enrichment" for developing the talents of children in schools.

Joseph S. Renzulli is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, where he also serves as director of the "National Research Center for the Gifted and Talented." His research has focused on the identification and development of creativity and talent in young and organizational models and curricular strategies for overall school improvement. A focus of his work has been in the implementation of educational strategies for the gifted. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and was a consultant to theWhite House, task force on the Education for the Gifted and Talented.

 

 

 

Keynote

Identifying and developing creative and productive giftedness: Major Challenges for the 21st Century Learners

Economic, cultural and social development of a nation depends on the creative productivity of its most talented individuals. At this conference we will explore the characteristics of young people and how they are able to contribute to creative productivity. Also, we will explore the procedures used to identify these students for special services.

The second part of the conference will address: (1) how to make curricular changes that allow time for personalized learning 2) how to infuse XXIst century skills into the curriculum, and (3) how we can offer opportunities, resources, and encouragement for young people to apply their talents to the learning experience.Three interrelated types of excellence will be described and presented through practical examples for teachers with ways on how they can organize groups of excellence and learning experiences that focus on the creative and productive talent.

 

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