Wednesday, June 24, 2009

21st Century Skills: What Do They Look Like?

Presented by Brad Flickinger, Educational Futurist

Wondering exactly what 21st Century Skills are all about? Trying to determine what steps to take to begin bringing 21st Century Skills into classroom projects? Join this presentation and discussion around 21st Century Skills concepts, examples, and real world advice on how to bring them into the classroom.

View an archived webinar on this topic (simple registration required)

Catch Brad at NECC09, booth #1130, Monday at 10a, 10:45a, 11:30a, 2p, 3p.

Although being born and raised in Canada, Brad is proud of what he calls his "Perfect American Accent." After high school Brad studied journalism at the University of Western Australia, returned home to Canada, married his high school sweetheart and started his own weekly newspaper. At the age of 24 he won the Young Entrepreneur of Canada for the work he had done in getting newspapers into the digital age.

A few years later he moved his young family to a beach town in Costa Rica for a few years to work as a school teacher at a private elementary school before returning to the United States. By this time, the Internet was booming and Brad spent the next few years managing a technology and design company near Seattle before returning to teaching for the past seven years.

Recently Brad has combined is passions for teaching and technology by working a consultant and speaker on new and emerging educational technologies.


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