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Keynote Presentations

Design Learning Network Symposium 2012
November 10, 2012
Henry Ford Academy in Dearborn, Michigan





Dr. Bob Greenleaf
 

Neuro-Research, Ideas for Best Practice – Impacting What Happens in the Learner’s Mind” 

Bob Greenleaf will present elements of neuro-research on how our brains function and ideas for practice. Dichotomies of Student vs. Learner; Short vs. Long Term Memory; Attention vs. Processing; and Intelligence vs. Creativity. 

Bottom line: What is happening in the learner’s mind and how might we influence this to their long range benefit?




Garfield Gini-Newman

Nurturing Competencies to Survive and Thrive in the 21st Century” 

Garfield Gini-Newman will focus on the importance of C3i (critical, creative and collaborative inquiry) in a global and digital world and the importance of teaching 5 intellectual tools for quality thinking. 



Arnold Wasserman

Call to Action - Connect the Dots from a Global Perspective

Arnold Wasserman will initiate a call to action - in essence lay the groundwork for all to engage in an open source design-learning community of continued conversations throughout the school year and beyond.