Volo, Ill. — August 28, 2007 — At the 26th annual TRLD Technology Reading & Learning Diversity conference, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center in San Francisco from Thursday, January 24th to Saturday, January 26th, a special Administrator Forum will investigate several issues that are becoming increasingly significant in today´s education culture.
The interactive forum will discuss the importance of 21st Century skills, as well as using technology to support instruction. The panelists will explore processes for infusing systematic change, pedagogical techniques to use with the iPod Generation, and how to adopt a proactive approach to curriculum development so that students are equipped with the problem-solving skills they need to be productive and successful in this age of information.
"Administrators who focus on a diverse student population have unique challenges to face," said Don Johnston, chief executive officer of Don Johnston Incorporated. "By offering this session we hope to facilitate interaction between attendees and panelists to come up with and share great ideas that further the development of 21st Century skills among this group of students."
The dynamic leaders of this presentation include: Lynne Anderson-Inman, Director, Center for Advanced Technology in Education, University of Oregon; Jeff Diedrich, Director of Michigan´s Integrated Technology Support; David Warlick, Consultant & Author; and Susan Simmons, Education Specialist/AT Specialist California Department of Education.
The TRLD Conference early bird registration opens September 2007. The registration fee covers both general and exhibitor sessions. There is an additional charge of $45 to attend the Administrator Forum. More information, including hotel accommodations, travel options, exhibiting opportunities and receiving continuing education credits, is available at http://www.trld.com.
About Don Johnston Incorporated
Don Johnston Incorporated is an innovative, award-winning, publishing and media technology company with over 25 years of educational experience. Our products and services help teachers support each student in their optimal learning zone. Don Johnston uses validated education research and brain science in the development of products, tools and professional trainings for more information visit http://www.donjohnston.com.