Developing Minds 2020

Schedule

* More details coming soon. Schedule subject to change. 

Friday, February 14th, 2020

TIME

EVENT

SPEAKER / TITLE
8:00am Check-in/Registration    

8:30am 

Welcome to SFU 

Welcome and land acknowledgement 

8:45am 

Introduction Addresses

 

9:00am 

Keynote Susan O'Neill   "Lessons from Creative and Critical Thinkers: How Synergies and Silos Impact Students' Learning."

9:45am 

Interactive presentation and workshop
Nicolas Fillion
Creative and Critical Thinking in Action: Ethics Bowl in the Classroom

11:15am 

Coffee    

11:30am 

Breakout Sessions

 

Moderated sessions addressing keynote and workshop to develop practical lesson plans

12:15pm

Lunch    

1:00pm 

Keynote Kieran Egan “The Role of Imagination and Cognitive Tools in Developing Creative and Critical Thinking”

1:30 pm

Panel session

CIRCE 

  • Michael Datura
  • Judy Dabideen-Sonachansingh
  • Kavita Hoonjan
  • James Johnson
  • Tim Waddington
Practical examples of how cognitive tools shape imaginative teaching practices in ways that develop their students' critical and creative thinking skills. 

2:15 pm

Creativity session for delegates

 

Moderated breakout creativity sessions for delegates - putting creative and critical thinking to work in the classroom

3:15 pm  

Closing remarks and summation

 

 

3:30  — 5:00 pm

Continue the conversation - catered reception   Cash bar