Guilford County PAGE sponsors a webinar series beginning Fall 2016

Creative Thinking: The Key to Your Gifted Child’s Happiness and Success

Presented by Kathryn P. Haydon, founder of Sparkitivity and co-author of Creativity for Everybody

In the age of standardized testing, learn why creativity matters more than ever (especially to your child’s future success), the relationship between creativity and intelligence, and how to tap into your child’s creative strengths.Kathryn P. Haydon

Guilford County PAGE presents a free, two-part webinar series with Kathryn Haydon, a leading creativity expert and founder of Sparkitivity. With Kathryn, we will explore the importance of sparking creativity among gifted students at home (fall 2016) and at school (spring 2017, date forthcoming).

Our one-hour Fall webinar will be available November 3, 12-1 p.m. (EST) and November 6, 2-3 p.m. (EST). Registration is free and open to the public. With two webinar opportunities, you can choose the date that works best for you.

Registration will be open October 5-November 1, 2016, by clicking on your preferred webinar date (links will be active October 5):

Guilford County PAGE’s fall webinar focuses on Supporting Your Child’s Creativity at Home, including:

  • The case for creativity: why it matters to your child’s happiness and success
    (supported by research and data)
  • The true meaning of creativity and its relationship to intelligence
  • How to identify and support your child’s creative strengths at home

Participants will leave with:

  • A clear understanding of what creative thinking is and why it’s essential for happiness and success
  • An awareness of your own children’s specific creative strengths
  • Ideas on how to support creative strengths at home (and what not to do!)
  • Resources to help

About Kathryn P. Haydon
Kathryn P. Haydon writes, speaks, mentors, and consults to support an educational paradigm based on student strengths and creative thinking. She is a specialist for families, schools, and organizations nationwide.

Kathryn co-authored Creativity for Everybody (2015) and Discovering and Developing Talents in Spanish-Speaking Students (2012); writes for publications on education, creativity, and parenting creative and gifted children; and is a published poet. She is on the editorial board of the Torrance Journal for Applied Creativity, and is a frequent contributor to several journals and websites, including The Creativity Post.

Sparkitivity LogoAfter her experience teaching second grade, Spanish, and enrichment classes for students from preschool through high school, Kathryn founded Ignite Creative Learning Studio and its successor, Sparkitivity, to engage “square peg” students and to support the parents and educators who want them to succeed.

She holds a master of science in creativity and change leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity at State University of New York, and a bachelor of arts in Spanish language and literature with a minor in economics from Northwestern University.

Visit Sparkitivity to learn more.