Thurs 11/6 at 2pm: Talk on "Imagination, Creativity, and Ego-Strength" with Dr. Chuck Cadle in Fairfax, VA

Kevin Martin kevin at viu.edu
Fri Oct 3 18:36:43 UTC 2014


Dear Colleagues,

We welcome you to join us at Virginia International University for our third session this fall of the Voices from the Field Speaker Series!

Our guest speaker, Dr. Chuck Cadle, will be giving a talk titled "Imagination, Creativity, and Ego-Strength".


*        Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014

*        Time: 2:00-3:00pm

*        Location: Waples Mill Conference Room, 11200 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
What does the research say about the importance of ego-strength? Einstein said that imagination was more important than knowledge. President Obama said that ideas power our economy. This presentation will discuss why pressuring students to have a highly conventional behavior is inversely proportional to creativity and innovation. Attendees will learn how Destination Imagination Programs foster ego-strength leading to innovation and leadership.  This presentation is applicable to education, business, and any field that requires 21st century skills.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Chuck Cadle, is the Chief Operating Officer for Destination Imagination.

To learn more about participating in Voices from the Field, please contact Kevin Martin (Director of the School of Education) at kevin at viu.edu<mailto:kevin at viu.edu>, follow us on social media @SEDatVIU and @TESOLVIU, and visit the School of Education's website at www.viu.edu/sed<http://www.viu.edu/sed>!  For information on our upcoming sessions, click here<http://viu.edu/sed/prospective-students-3/voices-from-the-field/vff-2014-2015.html>.  Many of our previous sessions are recorded and made available through our website here<http://viu.edu/sed/prospective-students-3/voices-from-the-field/vff-2013-2014.html>.

And don't forget about our upcoming National Summit on the Common Core: Demystifying and Finding Common Ground, coming up on November 1, 2014.   You can read more information about the summit, including speakers and topics, here: http://summit.viu.edu/.

We hope to see you at VIU!


Kevin J. Martin
Director of the School of Education
Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture Organizer
General Education Director and Common Academic Core Chair
Writing, Research, and Media Center Executive Director
TESOL Higher Education Interest Section Assistant Chair

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