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Kathleen Goonan, GCF2012 presentation

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Kathleen Goonan presentation at the GCF2012

Kathleen Goonan presentation at the GCF2012

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  • 1. Kathleen Ann Goonan Science Fiction Author Professor of the Practice Georgia Institute of Technology GCF 2012 “ The Entrepreneurship Imperative” 21-24 January 2012
  • 2. THIS SHARED DREAM “ A novel about connectiveness, in every sense” -The Washington Post
  • 3. Georgia Institute of Technology “ Designing the future through creativity, entrepreneurship, and service”
  • 4. RADICAL LITERACIES Expanding human potential: Neuroplasticity Nanotechnology Science-based education
  • 5. “ 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
  • 6. THE EMERGENT ENVIRONMENT Fosters literacies at optimal developmental stages Engages the child with the world Facilitates creativity and leadership
  • 7. NANOTECHNOLOGIES Enable modular school construction Create individualized materials Track student progress