We have two webinars coming up in December that you absolutely do NOT want to miss. On December 5th, Adora Svitak, a 10 year old child prodigy who published her first book at age 7, will be sharing with your students her tips for improving writing skills as well as her experiences filming “My Life as a Child” for TLC. That’s not all though… On December 12 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink will our featured presenter on EdTechConnect! You will not want to miss either of these. Click here to register for both of them!
Discovery Connect with Adora Svitak, December 5th, 11:00 am EST. This webinar is meant to be enjoyed by both teachers and students. Register yourself and share it with your classes!
With her down-to-earth charm and audacious wit, 10 years old writer and literacy advocate Adora Svitak shares her experience of making the documentary film “My life as a child” for the Discovery TLC. Adora was given a camera to capture and record her daily life and her international travel to lecture and promote her book Flying Fingers. Adora has been teaching writing workshops since she published her first book at age seven. She has been featured on Oprah, CNN’s Young People Who Rock, NBC, Nightly News, CNBC, BBC and Voice of America.
Since publishing her first book at age seven, Adora Svitak has maintained that all kids have the creative potential to change the world. To encourage other kids to explore their creative and academic potential, Svitak has toured internationally – teaching writing workshops at low income schools, captivating crowds at literacy conventions and appearing on numerous television programs.
Daniel Pink, bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW MIND, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to surface and sharpen those abilities in students.
Daniel is a contributing editor at Wired, where he has written about topics ranging from grassroots solar power to the rise of Wikipedia to the economics of creativity. His articles on business, technology, and economic transformation have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and other publications.
A popular speaker, Dan lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world. He’s provided analysis on dozens of television and radio broadcasts -including CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” ABC’s “World News Tonight,” NPR’s “Morning Edition,” and American Public Media’s “Marketplace.” And as an independent business consultant, he’s advised start-up ventures and Fortune 100 companies on recruiting, business trends, and work practices.