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Wednesday, July 27 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Worshipping at the Altar of "School" - 21st Century Style

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This session is about transcending school reform to make new forms of school. It centers on creating learning environments designed to go beyond achievement to foster engagement in all types of K-12 settings. The session will be particularly useful for people starting plans for new schools or extensive redesign of existing schools.


This workshop will engage participants in lively discussion about:

  • Progressive Science Initiative
  • Met Center/Big Picture Learning
  • High Tech and New Tech High Schools
  • Virtual Learning Magnets
  • DesignShare
  • Professional Development Schools
  • Generation Schools
  • Rocketship Education
  • OpenEd Solutions
  • And more


This session will explore the above ideas in detail and devote significant time to collaborative online development/sharing of:

  •  New definitions of the purposes of education
  • New stories to communicate compelling images of transformed 21st century learning.



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James Lerman

About James Lerman | Director of Progressive Science Initiative, Kean University, Union, NJLearner, parent, teacher, teacher educator, prof. of ed. leadership, tech evangelist, author, speaker, Google Certified Teacher, LoTi certified trainer, certified Master Teacher Trainer, designer of new “schools” for the next generation, collaborator, visionary. Currently Director, Progressive Science Initiative at Kean Univ, author of Retool Your... Read More →

Wednesday July 27, 2011 10:15am - 11:30am
Beacon Hill - 4th Floor (A wing)

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