Please note: this event is taking place on St. Andrew's Lower School Campus.
Member Schools: $225
(includes dinner Thursday, continental breakfast and lunch Friday, and materials)
About this Event
This event, designed for K-8 educators, will feature Giacomo Bono, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at California State University Dominguez Hills, and co-author of Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character. Bono will provide a thought-provoking lecture on the science of gratitude, giving particular attention to it's role in child development, and the value of gratitude promotion for K-8 students, classrooms, schools, and society.
Questions to be addressed include:
- How can gratitude promotion help personalize learning for students as well as support social and leadership skills in them?
- How can harnessing gratitude school-wide spark meaningful changes in schools, and help them better engage families and surrounding communities?
Bono will also address the practical angle of promoting gratitude in K-8 classrooms by describing some of the lessons of the gratitude curriculum he is currently testing with research (which emphasizes grades 4-8).
Attendees can expect interactive workshop elements, to help them come up with tangible, innovative ideas that they can start putting into action right away.
Travel and Accommodations
St. Andrew's Lower School Campus, located at 1112 W. 31st Street, is roughly 17 miles northwest of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
St. Andrew's recommends these nearby hotels:
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin at the University/Capitol (2.5 miles south)
Hotel Ella (2 miles south)
1900 Rio Grande