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Thursday, August 19, 2010

3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
Building Strong Learning Communities through 21st Century Skills (session #248)
An overview and expert opinion on 21st Century Learning Environments including the importance, both nationally and internationally, of integrating the basic core skills with the new 4C's: Communication, Collaboration, Crativity, and Critical Thinking necessary to be College and Career Ready. Learn about the latest resources, tools and information on 21st century skills. Research, data and models of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills states efforts will be provided with an emphasis on support systems which include: structures for learning; time for learning; tools for learning; and communities for learning as well as the identification of needed policy changes in support of learning.


Kathy Hurley, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Pearson Education, Virginia

Lillian Kellogg, Vice President, Education Networks of America, Tennessee

Barbara Nielsen, Former State Superintendent, South Carolina


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