About Mallory Bagwell
Mallory Bagwell received a Ph.D. in Gifted Education from the University of Connecticut and teaches Creativity and the Arts at Eastern Connecticut State University. A teaching movement artist (CT Master Teaching Artist, Young Audience artist of the year, Hartford Tapestry Award winner, and a CT certified teacher) who works throughout New England keeping the â€œAâ€ in the STE(A)M curriculum, his work involves translating curricular concepts into various kinesthetic experiences and creating supporting visual aids and tactile models. Motion is Life, is his modus operandi. He has designed and taught online and site-based courses in Canada, Kuwait, Korea, and the U.S.; written book chapters, designed games / visual materials; and built his own off-grid houses. His experience with, and interest in, early childhood parenting practices led to the development of the ASPIRE Survey, a web-based app for parent-community engagement used around the country. Current interest is examining the relationship between sustainable life design practices and educational / personal growth outcomes.