Calling All Minds for Educators: A talk with Temple Grandin

Bestselling author and renowned autism advocate, Temple Grandin will share a blueprint for different ways of looking at the world and engaging with learners. Geared towards teachers and future educators, her talk will explore the beauty in asking questions, fostering curiosity and engaging with a vast variety of thinkers and learners. She will give us glimpses into her childhood experiences and her life now, on the road, viewing the world and the ways in which young learners, thinkers and inventors think about and understand what it means to tinker, to fiddle and to innovate.

*Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She has written numerous books on autism, including the seminal Thinking in Pictures, and HBO made an Emmy Award–winning movie about her life. She built a successful career as a livestock-handling equipment designer, and she is a well-known advocate for animal welfare and autism understanding.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm

University Memorial Center (UMC), UMC 235
1669 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80309

Event Type

Lecture/Presentation, Colloquium/Seminar, Community Engagement


Diversity & Inclusion, Education, Outreach & Engagement


Students, Faculty, Alumni, Staff, Postdoc, General Public

College, School & Unit




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