• MAP_User_Logo 8th Annual Texas MAP Users Conference
    February 12, 2015

    Hosted and Sponsored by Plano ISD in Partnership with NWEA

    Thursday, February 11, 2016
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Plano ISD Sockwell Center
    6301 Chapel Hill Blvd
    Plano, Texas 75093

    Conference Program

    Keynote Speaker Dr. Joyce Juntune

    JJuntune Creativity: What is it? Why does it matter?

    Though the word creativity is freely tossed about in educational circles, it is usually thought of as a way to spend a rainy afternoon. Instead, the creative thinking strategies are powerful tools to empower learners, build comprehension, increase content comprehension, and engage students in the learning process. Creative thinking is one of the top qualities companies around the world look for when hiring new employees, yet it is often ignored within our schools. Together, we must move creative thinking out of the shadows and into the mainstream of education.

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