Kathleen Ann Goonan Science Fiction Author Professor of the Practice Georgia Institute of Technology GCF 2012 “ The Entrepreneurship Imperative” 21-24 January 2012
THIS SHARED DREAM “ A novel about connectiveness, in every sense” -The Washington Post
Georgia Institute of Technology “ Designing the future through creativity, entrepreneurship, and service”
RADICAL LITERACIES Expanding human potential: Neuroplasticity Nanotechnology Science-based education
“ The child is the forgotten citizen, and yet, if statesmen and educationists once came to realize the terrific force that is in childhood ..., I feel they would give it priority above everything else. ” --Maria Montessori, MD
THE EMERGENT ENVIRONMENT Fosters literacies at optimal developmental stages Engages the child with the world Facilitates creativity and leadership
NANOTECHNOLOGIES Enable modular school construction Create individualized materials Track student progress
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