SCOTT BARRY KAUFMAN, PH.D. – FROM EVALUATION TO INSPIRATION: Why the Culture of the Classroom is Broken, and How to Fix It


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When: Back to Calendar April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: 45 Glenville Rd
Greenwich,CT 06831
USA
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Cost: $60

EAGLE HILL SCHOOL PRESENTS…

Scott Barry Kaufman

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017, 7-9 P.M.

SCOTT BARRY KAUFMAN, PH.D., Scientific Director of the Imagination Institute, University of Pennsylvania

FROM EVALUATION TO INSPIRATION: Why the Culture of the Classroom is Broken, and How to Fix It

Severe ear infections rendered three-year-old Scott Barry Kaufman nearly deaf. As a result, the few extra seconds he needed to process things landed him in a special education classroom. Inspired by his personal experience, Kaufman, now a cognitive psychologist, has made it his mission to debunk traditional methods of measuring intelligence. Why do we have such an obsessive need to compare students? Why do we insist on labeling and categorizing everyone? Kaufman encourages us—and specifically educators, school psychologists, parents, and caregivers—to move towards a culture of inspiration, where we only compare people to their past and future selves. It’s time to focus on a practical approach to individual needs that enables students to unlock their potential and reach their goals, at school and beyond.

Tickets for the 2016-2017 Speaker Series can be purchased online only,

either as individual seminars, or in a package of three.

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