Description: Our world is changing dramatically and so must our system of educating children for the future. This highly interactive program engages teachers and administrators in lively dialogue about pivotal transformations occurring in education as students become leaders of their own learning and educators become scholars and activators of student learning. By examining key global shifts and innovative schools in action, educators will learn how to develop the following qualities and skills in students that will serve them well in this rapidly changing time:
- Thinking Dynamically: Curiosity, creativity, innovation, and critical thinking;
- Knowing Oneself: Formative learning,
mindfulness, brain awareness, growth mindset;
- Caring About Others: Cultural awareness and empathy for others;
- Engaging With Others: Collaboration, social skills, and
Educators leave this session with a clear understanding of the necessary shifts, an awareness of how standards connect with these shifts, a rich collection of the most recent resources on these skills and qualities, and practical next steps to take immediately in their schools and classrooms.