Date: March 15, 2011
Time: 10 a.m.
Topic: Twenty-first Century Learning
Organization: National Curriculum Network Conference
Location: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
In this speech: With the current focus on 21st Century Skills, educators have a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue and an exchange of ideas that support critical and creative thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving.
Thinking, reasoning, reflecting, analyzing, discussing, and applying new ideas are essential characteristics of a climate of learning that encourages students to think on a higher level, challenge existing ideas, and entertain new possibilities for the future. In this session, Dr. Horn guides participants in becoming leaders for school-wide instructional practices that are designed to develop 21st century skills in all learners.
Participants have the opportunity to learn essential strategies for teaching critical and creative thinking and will learn about resources to support school teams in extending their knowledge, expertise, and practice.
Speech duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
About Dr. Carol Horn
Dr. Horn is coordinator of Advanced Academics Program (former Gifted and Talented Programs) for Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia.
She has worked in gifted education for the past 20 years and has a Master of Education in Educational Psychology with an Emphasis on Gifted from the University of Virginia.
She earned her doctorate in Teacher Preparation and Special Education from The George Washington University and is the 2002 recipient of the Hollingsworth Award from the National Association for Gifted Children for outstanding research study in the field of gifted education.
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