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Douglas County Colorado January 2019

Brian Housand, Ph.D.
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Douglas County Colorado January 2019

  1. 1. Douglas County School District Englewood, CO JANUARY 29, 2019 BRIAN HOUSAND, PH.D. brianhousand.com @brianhousand
  2. 2. OPENING
  3. 3. Brian H E L L O My name is
  4. 4. I AM A GEEK
  5. 5. BRIAN BRAIN
  6. 6. “THE GEEK”
  7. 7. BRIAN JOHNSON
  8. 8. GEEKNERD
  9. 9. NERD Someone who is passionate about learning, being smart, or academia.
  10. 10. GEEK Someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
  11. 11. laughingsquid.com/nerd-venn-diagram-geek-dork-or-dweeb
  12. 12. 70% Nerdiness 76th Percentile
  13. 13. 83% Geekosity 99th Percentile
  14. 14. 35% Dork Points 57th Percentile
  15. 15. Modern, Cool Nerd
  16. 16. Probably Wears Glasses Probably Wears Glasses http://philosophyforlife.org/why-im-not-a-geek/
  17. 17. Above Average Intelligence Above Average Intelligence
  18. 18. Slightly obsessive in their interests. Slightly obsessive in their interests.
  19. 19. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech- heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech- heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks.
  20. 20. Likely to get excited by machines or systems. Likely to get excited by machines or systems.
  21. 21. FONTS.FONTS.
  22. 22. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions.
  23. 23. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games.
  24. 24. GEEKSHAVE INHERITED THE EARTH
  25. 25. 2019 Winter Tour brianhousand.com 1/29 - Douglas County School System in Englewood, CO 2/08 - UNCW AIG Conference in Wilmington, NC 2/16 - Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, AZ 2/21 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools in Salisbury, NC 2/22 - Catawba County Schools in Newton, NC 2/25 - Kentucky Association for Gifted Education Conference in Lexington, KY 3/7-8 - North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented in Winston-Salem, NC 3/09 - Maximizing Potential Conference in Charlotte, NC 3/16 - Gifted Guild Gathering in Golden, CO
  26. 26. YOU
  27. 27. menti.com 70 94 23
  28. 28. CURIOSITY CREATING EXPERIENCES LUNCH @ 12:00 MEDDLERS IN THE MIDDLE THINKING CRITICALLY PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
  29. 29. BE PRESENT & ABSORB BE PRESENT & ABSORB
  30. 30. I CAN’T COMPETE WITH YOUR EMAIL
  31. 31. Know it AllLEARN
  32. 32. STOP! Collaborate & Listen
  33. 33. CURIOSITY
  34. 34. menti.com 70 94 23
  35. 35. Curiosity is the root of creativity. Alex Wright Imagineer
  36. 36. Around here we don’t look backwards for very long… We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things because we’re curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. !
  37. 37. 2005
  38. 38. Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
  39. 39. IQ = Curiosity + Effort (von Stumm, Hell, and Camorro-Premuzic, 2011)
  40. 40. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”
  41. 41. Why are kids so much better at this than adults?
  42. 42. Thinking Like a child
  43. 43. Fluency Originality Elaboration Abstractness of Titles Resistance to Premature Closure TTCTTORRANCE TEST OF CREATIVE THINKING
  44. 44. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/A7Eq9PEuDQk/maxresdefault.jpg
  45. 45. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE STUCK?
  46. 46. SOMETIMES YOU ARE JUST STUCK
  47. 47. 3 2 1 Words Questions Metaphor
  48. 48. http://www.buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/i-think-we-just-moved-an-inch-oh-no-just-imagined-it-fml#.bcJ7zxNKW
  49. 49. GO
  50. 50. GO
  51. 51. EXPLORE THE GARDEN EXPLORE THE GARDEN
  52. 52. atlasobscura.com
  53. 53. curious.com
  54. 54. curiosity.com
  55. 55. mentalfloss.com
  56. 56. thekidshouldseethis.com
  57. 57. wonderopolis.org/wonders
  58. 58. brianhousand.com/ dcsd19
  59. 59. BREAK TIME
  60. 60. CREATING EXPERIENCES
  61. 61. Story
  62. 62. 1977
  63. 63. http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20150325213755/disney/images/e/eb/SpaceMountainVintagePoster.jpg
  64. 64. disneyyouth.com
  65. 65. Magical and Meaningful
  66. 66. It’s about THE EXPERIENCE.
  67. 67. HEIGHTEN ANTICIPATION STIMULATE INTEREST DEEPEN UNDERSTANDING
  68. 68. HEIGHTEN ANTICIPATION HEIGHTEN ANTICIPATION
  69. 69. PONDER
  70. 70. brainyquote.com
  71. 71. goodreads.com/quotes
  72. 72. en.wikiquote.org
  73. 73. Tickle The Imagination
  74. 74. images.google.com/hosted/life
  75. 75. digitalcollections.nypl.org
  76. 76. What do you notice?
  77. 77. What do you wonder?
  78. 78. I didn’t know I was interested in that.
  79. 79. EXAMPLES & NONEXAMPLES
  80. 80. STIMULATE INTEREST
  81. 81. http://academyartunews.com/newspaper/2015/04/selfie_vs_self-port.html Selfies vs. Self Portraits
  82. 82. 24,000,000,000
  83. 83. DEEPENDEEPENUNDERSTANDINGUNDERSTANDING
  84. 84. bit.ly/sem-tech-aeiou
  85. 85. bit.ly/sem-tech-csi
  86. 86. bit.ly/sem-tech-hexagon
  87. 87. YOUR TURN
  88. 88. bit.ly/dcsd-one YOUR TURN
  89. 89. BE BACK @1:00
  90. 90. MEDDLERIN THE MIDDLE
  91. 91. When each of us thinks about what we can do in life, chances are, we can do it because of a teacher. Stephen Hawking
  92. 92. Think of a great teacher from a film or television series. GREAT TEACHERS
  93. 93. menti.com 68 49 07
  94. 94. What Makes These GREAT TEACHERS? What Makes These GREAT TEACHERS?
  95. 95. Sage
  96. 96. Sage Consider A Great
  97. 97. Teacher Students Active PassiveSage
  98. 98. Values The contentSage
  99. 99. G U I D E
  100. 100. Guide Consider A Poor
  101. 101. Do whatever you think is best. There are no wrong answers!
  102. 102. pick of cheerleader
  103. 103. Teacher Students Active PassiveSage Guide Passive Active
  104. 104. Values The content Engagement Sage Guide
  105. 105. Meddler in the Middle
  106. 106. meddle Verb 1. to involve oneself in a matter without right or invitation; interfere officiously and unwontedly.
  107. 107. Teacher Students Active PassiveSage Guide Passive Active Meddler Active Active
  108. 108. Values The content Engagement Thinking Sage Guide Meddler
  109. 109. “If you end your training now — if you choose the quick and easy path as Vader did — you will become an agent of evil.”
  110. 110. SMART ≠ +
  111. 111. You’re so… Smart!
  112. 112. Know it All
  113. 113. COMFORTABLE WITH CERTAINTY UN UN
  114. 114. Know it AllLEARN
  115. 115. “There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and curious combinations.”
  116. 116. Dan Meyer MrMeyer.com less helpful. Be
  117. 117. First of all, I would like to make one thing clear: I never explain anything.
  118. 118. McWilliam, Erica L. (2009) Teaching for creativity: From sage to guide to meddler. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 29(3). pp. 281-293.
  119. 119. Preparing Students To Meddler Meet Their
  120. 120. They allow their students to experience the risks and confusion of authentic learning by allowing their students to stay in the grey of unresolvedness.
 Erica McWilliam
  121. 121. Announce Intentions
  122. 122. RESISTANCE TO PREMATURE CLOSURE
  123. 123. Assign projects that flummox
  124. 124. perplex (someone) greatly; bewilder flummox verb
  125. 125. The Meddler-in-the Middle does not rush to save students from the struggle that higher order thinking involves… Erica McWilliam
  126. 126. They allow their students to experience the risks and confusion of authentic learning by allowing their students to stay in the grey of unresolvedness.
 Erica McWilliam
  127. 127. Meddlers plan for the twist. 🤯
  128. 128. FACT FINDING FACT FINDING
  129. 129. IDEA GENERATING IDEA GENERATING
  130. 130. Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space. - Orson Scott Card
  131. 131. 1.39 Billion pounds 900,303 cubic yards bit.ly/dcsd-cheese
  132. 132. SOLUTION FINDING SOLUTION FINDING
  133. 133. WHAT SKILLS WERE YOU USING?
  134. 134. THINGS A MEDDLER MIGHT SAY
  135. 135. Wax On. Wax off.Wax On. Wax off.
  136. 136. In every job that must be done, There is an element of fun. You find the fun and SNAP! The job’s a game.
  137. 137. I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.
  138. 138. Tim Gunn
  139. 139. Things A Might Say Meddler
  140. 140. What do you all think? Who disagrees? When would this right answer be wrong? Any ideas that you think no one else has thought of? How might someone else think about this? What if _______ happened?
  141. 141. YOUR COMFORT ZONE
  142. 142. BREAK TIME
  143. 143. THINKING CRITICALLY
  144. 144. “There’s no use in trying,” said Alice.“One can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as may as six impossible things before breakfast.”
  145. 145. May you live in interesting times. May you live in interesting times.
  146. 146. QUESTION EVERYTHING
  147. 147. 2006
  148. 148. 2006
  149. 149. 2006
  150. 150. 2006
  151. 151. 2006
  152. 152. 2006
  153. 153. reliable
  154. 154. WOEFULLY UNPREPARED
  155. 155. CLICK AND READ!
  156. 156. With great power there must also come great responsibility.
  157. 157. SPIDEY SENSES
  158. 158. Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him. Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.
  159. 159. CURRENCY RELEVANCE AUTHORITY ACCURACY PURPOSE
  160. 160. CAPES
  161. 161. CREDENTIALS What makes the author an expert? What is their bias?
  162. 162. CLOSED NOVICE EXPERT OPEN Bias Knowledge Who is the author? What makes them an expert on the subject? How open or closed is their bias? What makes you say that?
  163. 163. When we only DIG DEEPER on the same site what do we hope to find?
  164. 164. Laterally READ
  165. 165. ACCURACY Is the information up to date? Is the information factual?
  166. 166. FACTOPINION MIND THE GAP Rate this as FACT or Opinion. When was this published? What evidence is provided? What important details are missing?
  167. 167. PURPOSE What is the purpose of the information?
  168. 168. PERSUADE i INFORM entertain $sell
  169. 169. EMOTIONIs the item designed to evoke an emotional response? How does this item make you feel?
  170. 170. WHAT EMOTIONS DO YOU FEEL? JOY sadness trust fearanger DISGUST anticipation surprise After viewing the item, what emotions do you feel? Why do you feel this way? What causes you to feel these emotions? How are your emotions influencing your thinking?
  171. 171. SUPPORTWhat supporting evidence can you find from another site?
  172. 172. WHAT’S YOUR EVIDENCE?
  173. 173. Saying something is REAL does not make it REAL
  174. 174. Saying something is FAKE does not make it FAKE
  175. 175. 1 2 3 54 UNRELIABLE TRUSTWORTHY CREDENTIALS ACCURACY PURPOSE EMOTION SUPPORT
  176. 176. “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.” Obi-Wan Kenobi
  177. 177. BEWARE THE CLICKBAIT CHUMBOX!BEWARE THE CLICKBAIT CHUMBOX!
  178. 178. 8 CLICKBAIT TRAPS AND HOW THEY FOOL YOU EVERY TIME! 8 CLICKBAIT TRAPS AND HOW THEY FOOL YOU EVERY TIME!
  179. 179. 1. You Will Never Guess Why! 1. You Will Never Guess Why!
  180. 180. 2. What We Found Was Shocking! 2. What We Found Was Shocking!
  181. 181. 3. Eleven Things You Will Never Guess About Your Favorite Celebrity 3. Eleven Things You Will Never Guess About Your Favorite Celebrity
  182. 182. 4. Best New Tech Tools! Number 4 is My FAVORITE! 4. Best New Tech Tools! Number 4 is My FAVORITE!
  183. 183. 5. What Every Successful Person Must Know 5. What Every Successful Person Must Know
  184. 184. 6. Feel Better About Yourself By Doing This. 6. Feel Better About Yourself By Doing This.
  185. 185. 7. Lose Weight Now By Eating These Foods. 7. Lose Weight Now By Eating These Foods.
  186. 186. 8. How To Save $$$ on Your Next Purchase 8. How To Save $$$ on Your Next Purchase
  187. 187. 1. You Will Never Guess Why! 2. What We Found Was Shocking! 3. 11 Things That You Probably Did Not Know About Your Favorite Celebrity 4. Best New Tech Tools! Number 4 Is my Favorite! 5. What Every Successful Person Must Know 6. Feel Better About Yourself by Doing This 7. Lose Weight Now by Eating These Foods 8. How To Save $$$ on Your Next Purchase 8 CLICKBAIT TRAPS
  188. 188. “I never thought riding the bus would make me so angry.” “I never thought riding the bus would make me so angry.”
  189. 189. Two Bicycle Repairmen in Kitty Hawk, NC Will Change the Way You Think About Travel Two Bicycle Repairmen in Kitty Hawk, NC Will Change the Way You Think About Travel
  190. 190. This Man Went to See a Play What Happened Next Blew His Mind!
  191. 191. INVENTIONS AMERICAN HISTORY ANCIENT ROME U.S. PRESIDENTS CURRENT EVENTS $100 $100$100$100 $100 $200 $200$200$200 $200
  192. 192. WIDE OPEN
  193. 193. #FightingFakeNews #HistoricalClickBait bit.ly/dcsd-clickbait
  194. 194. TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEING GIFTED
  195. 195. It is OK to be smart.
  196. 196. It is GREAT to be smart.
  197. 197. It is AWESOME to be smart.
  198. 198. 8GREAT GRIPES 1. No one explains what being gifted is all about -- it's kept a big secret. 2. The stuff we do in school is too easy, and it's boring. 3. Parents, teachers and friends expect us to be perfect, to "do our best" all the time. 4. Kids often tease us about being smart. 5. Friends who really understand us are few and far between. 6. We feel too different and wish people would accept us for what we are. 7. We feel overwhelmed by the number of things we can do in life. 8. We worry a lot about world problems and feel helpless to do anything about them.
  199. 199. 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity. 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths. 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you. Free yourself to play your own game. 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you. 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded. 6. Do what you love and can do well. 7. Learn the skills of interdependence. TORRANCE MANIFESTO:A Guide for Developing a Creative Career
  200. 200. You have a right to… • know about your giftedness. • learn something new everyday. • be passionate about your talent area without apologies. • have an identity beyond your talent area. • feel good about your accomplishments. • make mistakes. • seek guidance in the development of your talent. • have multiple peer groups and a variety of friends. • choose which of your talent areas you wish to pursue. • not to be gifted at everything. Gifted Children’s Bill of Rights
  201. 201. STOP
  202. 202. Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
  203. 203. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/81/2a/37/812a37b72010cf72cf208519a6e13e24.jpg
  204. 204. GO
  205. 205. http://www.disneypictures.net/data/media/202/Buzz_Lightyear_wallpaper.jpg
  206. 206. TO INFINITY AND BEYOND
  207. 207. brianhousand.com brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand brian.housand brianhousand

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