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Wednesday, June 8 • 8:30am - 9:40am
Keynote: What Would Da Vinci Do?: Lessons from Great Artists’ Lives and Creative Processes

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Process over product. After the “writer who draws” Austin Kleon released his best-selling Show Your Work, educators found resonance in his message of transparency, particularly in respect to the amplification of student work - both process and product - on the Open Web. While an artist’s oeuvres might be the thing that garners the most attention, what drives them and makes them tick is often the most intriguing. We can gain valuable insight by peering into artists’ lives and creative processes and apply this to our own intellectual and creative pursuits. What big takeaways from the likes of Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Picasso, Van Gogh and others can help us rethink our teaching, working, and living?

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Amy Burvall

23 year veteran teacher in independent schools; CEO of Burvall Industries (Consulting), Full-time learning and creativity consultant
A Humanities teacher for over 20 years in independent and I.B. schools, Amy is a leader in educational technology and creativity in the classroom. She has developed creativity and innovation curriculum for schools in South America, India, and the U.S. Amy is well known for her YouTube channel “History for Music Lovers”, which features history-based parody music videos with over 12 million views. Amy’s presentations and... Read More →

Wednesday June 8, 2016 8:30am - 9:40am

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