CJ Casciotta

CJ Casciotta

Website:https://www.cjcas.com/

 

CJ Casciotta is a writer, serial media maker, and founder of Ringbeller: an organization that teaches kids creativity & kindness. As a writer and communicator, he’s traveled all over the world inspiring communities like Lululemon, The Salvation Army, TEDx, and Charity:Water. As a media director and producer he’s collaborated on projects with MGM Studios, The United Nations Foundation, and more. A native New Yorker, he now lives in Nashville with his wife, Kelly, and his two kids, Selah and Mack.

 

Where to find CJ at #INConnectED

Session Date Time Room
The Myth of the Caterpillar: New Narratives for a New Generation
Thursday, Oct. 17
9:45-10:35
2079

What does Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, Michael Jordan, and your students have in common? Find out why some of the most well-known myths we tell our kids are holding them back and what we can do instead.

Spotlight Chat: Creativity (with Krissy Venosdale and Tim Wilhelmus)
Thursday, Oct. 17
11:45-12:15
Library Media Center
Join some of our spotlight and featured speakers for an informal conversation around creativity in the classroom. In this session, you are welcome to share your own thoughts, ideas, and questions, or just sit back and listen to the conversation unfold.
Killer Kindness: A Wimpy Word or World-Changing Weapon?
Thursday, Oct. 17
2:40-3:30
2079
Mass shootings. Uncontrollable bullying. Suicide and self-harm. Beyond buzzwords like "SEL" and "soft skills" what can we actually do to foster a healthy generation and make learning fun again? The answer isn't more technology, bullet proof backpacks, or even an inspirational mural. Rather, the sake of humanity's future might lie where you least expect it.
Killer Kindness: A Wimpy Word or World-Changing Weapon?
Friday, Oct. 18
2:20-3:10
2079
Mass shootings. Uncontrollable bullying. Suicide and self-harm. Beyond buzzwords like "SEL" and "soft skills" what can we actually do to foster a healthy generation and make learning fun again? The answer isn't more technology, bullet proof backpacks, or even an inspirational mural. Rather, the sake of humanity's future might lie where you least expect it.

Books by CJ Casciotta

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