Daily Archives: March 6, 2011

Guiding Question: How Might ‘Technology’ Be Of Value As We Engage In A Knowledge Economy?

Tony Wagner, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, refers to seven skills that students need for their future: Critical thinking and problem-solving Collaboration across networks and leading by influence Agility and adaptability Initiative and entrepreneurialism Effective oral and written communication Accessing and analyzing information Curiosity and imagination He outlined these skills in his

Free NASA Workshop for Educators

The NASA ERC – Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA will host the NASA SciFiles Educator Workshop Series on March 19, 2011 from 9 am – 4 pm. The NASA SCIFiles implement problem-based learning and promote real-world problem solving. Educators in attendance will receive a $50.00 stipend. For more information about this professional development opportunity, please see

22nd National Youth-at-Risk Conference

The 22nd National Youth-at-Risk Conference will be held from March 6-9th in Savannah, GA. Educators, organizations, and individuals working with at-risk youth will gather to discuss promising programs and resources to empower youth to overcome poverty, violence, and failure. Visit their website for conference information: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/nationalyouthatrisk.html