Workshop Descriptions

Enhancing Children's Ability to Think and Use Multiple Intelligences Through Stories

Session 2: Grades K–6

This workshop will have participants learning strategies they can use to help students increase their abilities to think and perform creatively. The presenter, noted author and consultant Nathan Levy, will have attendees creating and sharing artistic endeavors in enjoyable ways that will serve as models for use with children in classrooms and other settings. Bring your thinking caps and your funny bones to this dynamic workshop.

 

Critical Thinking and the Arts

Session 3: Grades K–6

This workshop will provide strategies and activities that teachers can use the very next day. The author of Stories With Holes will demonstrate ways to improve critical thinking through Stories With Holes and practical classroom activities that have been used successfully. Bring your thinking caps and funny bones for this dynamic presentation. This is more a minds-on than hands-on workshop.

 

Nathan Levy

Nathan Levy is a dynamic educator, author, and speaker. He has been a successful teacher, principal, gifted coordinator and supervisor of instruction in urban, suburban, and rural school districts. In his role as consultant, Nathan continues to be a hands-on demonstrator of effective techniques for educating children. Mr. Levy currently tours internationally sharing his expertise and knowledge. He has written more than 40 books that are used in thousands of classrooms and homes on six continents. His books include Not Just Schoolwork, Write from the Beginning, There Are Those, The Whose Clues, Intriguing Questions, and the famous Stories With Holes series. His newest books, Creativity Day By Day, Thinkology, and Thinking and Writing Activities for the Brain have been well received by educators and parents. Nathan Levy is in high demand as a consultant to private and public schools in the areas of critical and creative thinking, writing, science and math teaching, differentiation, gifted, hard-to-reach learners, and leadership. Nathan Levy is a past president of the New Jersey Association of Gifted Children. In addition to speaking at conferences and events throughout the United States, Mr. Levy has recently spoken as a guest speaker in England, Vancouver BC , Dubai, Prague, the Philippines, Tasmania, and at The Learning Brain Expo in San Francisco and New York.