Learning & the Brain 34 -Educating for Creative Minds: Using Brain Science to Ignite Innovation and

Venue: Fairmont Hotel

Location: San Francisco , California, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 14, 2013 / 1:30 pm - (PST) End Date/Time: Feb 16, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (PST)
Registration Date: Feb 13, 2013
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Neuroscience is discovering the brain basis for the arts, music, dance, creativity, innovative thinking and even the "Aha" moments of insight. Experts suggest creativity is an essential skill students will need to succeed in the 21st Century. Discover the "science of creativity" and strategies to create more innovative schools and more imaginative, insightful students.


Learning Objectives

You will gain knowledge about:

  • Ways to integrate creativity and the arts in schools
  • The neuroscience of creativity, the arts and aesthetics
  • Teaching strategies to foster innovation and imagination
  • Ideas for incorporating 21st Century skills in the classroom
  • Promoting reflection, insight and problem-solving skills
  • Applying brain research to enhance cognitive creativity
  • Teaching reasoning, critical and creative thinking skills
  • Linking learning disorders with divergent thinking
  • Improving thinking skills in reading, math and science
  • Benefits of imagination and play for autism and learning
  • Using design, games and collaboration for innovation


950 Mason St.
United States

Additional Information

Conference Schedule:

Thursday, Feb. 14 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Pre-Conference Workshops Thursday, Feb. 14 1:30 PM - 5:45 PM, Conference Day 1 Friday, Feb. 15 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Conference Day 2 Saturday, Feb. 16 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Conference Day 3


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