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A Unique Professional Development Event That Will Change How You Think about Leading and Learning in the Digital Age! Fourteen non-profit educational organizations have planned a HUGE professional development event and you are invited! Over 200 sessions with outstanding presenters with strategic topics will Wow you with High Impact challenges for leaders and educators! Over 100 Exhibitors and Sponsors will Amaze you with new tools for the 21st Century global education community. Over 3,000 of your colleagues, friends, business associates, and leaders will Be There in the same place at the same time. Share real face time. 

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Tuesday, April 23 • 9:00am - 10:00am
335 How Do We Close the Creative Problem Solving Skills Gap with Today’s Students?

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According to the Partnership For 21st Century Skills website, “There is a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they need in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.” Research shows that more and more people primarily think and learn through experiences they have had. This is 21st century learning and providing children with opportunities to experiment with their surroundings as a form of problem solving or systematic creativity, which is the ability to think creatively and reason systematically, will help fill this gap. With exposure to dynamic and active learning experiences, students are inspired to become the next generation of problem solvers, creating active, collaborative and inventive solutions-seekers. This is changing the way educators and childcare
professionals view their roles. Join LEGO Education North America Sales Director George Yaghmour to learn more how hands-on experiences are driving future innovators with 21st century skills.

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George Yaghmour

Director of Sales, LEGO Education North America
George Yaghmour is the Director of Sales for LEGO Education North America. He is responsible for the overall coordination, the functional management, and leadership of all of the sales activities of the business. Yaghmour is also responsible for building distribution channels, establishing strategic business relations, and providing ideas for all strategic sales plans and their implementation. Previously, Yaghmour was the national sales... Read More →

Tuesday April 23, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am

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