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Inside Teaching : October 2010
www.atra.edu.au | email@example.com RESEARCH 45 Australian Council for Educational Research DATES Tuesday 15 March 2011 Brisbane Wednesday 16 March 2011 Sydney Wednesday 23 March 2011 Melbourne Friday 25 March 2011 Adelaide Guy Claxton is Professor of Learning Sciences and Co-Director of the Centre for Real- World Learning at the U K’s University of Winchester. His Building Learning Power programme has boosted young people’s learning confidence and capacity in hundreds of schools across the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Guy has worked directly with teachers and policymakers in every state of Australia. What’s the Point of School?, his 2008 book, is highly praised by Howard Gardner, David Perkins, Susan Greenfield and Sir Ken Robinson. DATES Monday 16 May 2011 Brisbane Tuesday 17 May 2011 Sydney Thursday 19 May 2011 Melbourne Friday 20 May 2011 Adelaide Monday 23 May 2011 Per th Wednesday 25 May 2011 Singapore The author of twenty-five books translated into twenty-nine languages, and several hundred articles, Howard Gardner is best known in educational circles for his theory of multiple intelligences, a critique of the notion that there exists but a single human intelligence that can be assessed by standard psychometric instruments. His latest book Five Minds for the Future was published in April 2007. His latest co-authored book Multiple Intelligences Around the World was published mid 2009. For more information visit www.acerinstitute.edu.au or phone (03) 9277 5403 Presented by ACER INSTITUTE PRofESSoR GUy CLAxToN Professor of Learning Sciences, University of Winchester UK PRofESSoR HoWARD GARDNER Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero Building Learning Power : Schools that Teach Confidence, Curiosity and Creativity Learn how to build a powerful learning culture in your school. Guy Claxton’s presentation offers a state-of-the-ar t briefing, the chance for deep reflection, and a host of practical ideas to take back to your school. In this one-day seminar par ticipants will: • Explore the latest research on ‘the science of learnable intelligence’; • Review what works (and what doesn’t) in building students’ learning power ; • Discover some of the smar t things that schools are doing around the world; and • Take away a dozen practical ideas for building powerful learning cultures in schools. The Disciplined Mind: Educational Visions for the future Session 1: Five Minds for the Future In this seminar Gardner will discuss the developmental sequence of the five kinds of minds (disciplined; synthesizing; creating; respectful; and ethical). He will address the ways in which they may conflict with or complement one another and why they are impor tant to the educational development of our students. Session 2:Teaching for Understanding In The Disciplined Mind, Gardner argues that K–12 education should strive for deep understanding of three classical realms: truth, beauty and goodness.Through powerful examples of his approach, Gardner describes an education that preser ves the strengths of traditional humane education while preparing younger generations for the challenges of the future and the steps educators should take to preser ve the vital core of these classical vir tues.