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JUNE 13-18, 2017 • UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO NORTH CAMPUS • BUFFALO, NEW YORK, USA
PRESENTED BY: Creative Education Foundation • Journal of Creative Behavior 
Thursday, June 15 • 8:30am - Saturday, June 17 • 3:00pm
EDU01 Educating for Creativity: Level 1

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This course is designed specifically for people who want to bring creativity and creative thinking skills into their work with learners – educators, youth leaders, administrators, etc. It is a fast track to a deliberate creativity process that will help you transform your work. You’ll be introduced to the Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Process, along with recent brain research on teaching, learning and curriculum design. These tools will enhance your abilities to teach creative thinking skills and produce a more interactive, motivating learning environment.

Your experienced creative education facilitators will use hands-on activities, real-world examples, and a variety of divergent and convergent thinking tools to give you a thorough, working knowledge of the CPS model, and its applications to your educational setting. In this course you will:
• Tap into your personal creativity so you can apply it in your lessons, meetings, projects, etc.
• Discover, explore and practice the CPS process.
• Practice applying creativity with learners.
• Adapt and design creativity experiences for the 21st century teaching environment through observation, participation, and discussion.
Pre-registration required.

Leaders/Presenters
avatar for Christine Boyko-Head

Christine Boyko-Head

Ontario, Canada, Mohawk College
Christine Boyko-Head is an interdisciplinary educator, writer and advocate for arts-integration and creativity in higher education. While getting her doctorate at McMaster University in English literature, she used her driver-thinking preference by co-founding Parnassus Theatre, a... Read More →
avatar for Reg Foucar-Szocki

Reg Foucar-Szocki

James Madison University
Reg Foucar-Szocki plays many roles and in no particular order: Studied with Ruth Noller and Sid Parnes; met his lovely spouse, Diane, in Buffalo while in the master’s program; believes strongly that creativity is one of the key skills for success in the 4th Industrial Revolution... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 8:30am - Saturday June 17, 2017 3:00pm
Greiner C134