Creativity is an important Life Skill that fuels learning, changes outlooks and outcomes, and brings joy. It is a conduit for enrichment, connectivity, coping, fulfillment, and more! Discover why creativity is empowering for children and adults, and how to infuse different forms of creative expression into daily life.
Presenter Bio: Joanne Foster, Ed.D. is a parent, teacher, gifted education specialist, university instructor, educational consultant, and multiple award-winning author of 7 books. She conducts teacher-training workshops; does podcasts; gives presentations to educators and parent organizations in local, national, online, and international forums; and serves on advisory committees concerning children’s education and optimal development. She’s co-author (with Dona Matthews) of BEING SMART ABOUT GIFTED LEARNING, and BEYOND INTELLIGENCE: SECRETS FOR RAISING HAPPILY PRODUCTIVE KIDS. Dr. Foster is also the sole author of ABCS OF RAISING SMARTER KIDS, and NOT NOW, MAYBE LATER: HELPING CHILDREN OVERCOME PROCRASTINATION, and BUST YOUR BUTS: TIPS FOR TEENS WHO PROCRASTINATE (winner of an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award). She’s a regular contributor to First Time Parent Magazine, and The Creativity Post. Her writing appears in many other publications as well. Dr. Foster writes about intelligence, creativity, productivity, children’s well-being, and more. For information and resources go to www.joannefoster.ca