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Sparking Innovation: Kids, Creativity, and Code
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Conferene
Senior Administrator Professional Development, Orange County Schools, Orlando, Orlando, Florida
Supervisor, K-12 Gifted, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Tampa, Florida
Associate Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
In The New Geography of Jobs, Enrico Moretti asserts what is scarce today is not physical capital, but creativity. Value comes from original ideas. The best future jobs lie in innovation, design, and engineering. What can be done to foster creativity within an educational climate emphasizing standardization? If we are charged to create the successful learners and leaders of the future, it’s time to spark creativity, empower motivation, and simultaneously achieve the core standards. How? Through coding. Attend this session with curiosity and leave with ideas and free, easily accessible resources to control the creative climate of your classroom through coding.