Make plans now to attend a special 4:00 p.m. Professional Development Seminar, on Friday, Feb. 22, at the TCCTA annual convention in Houston. The session will be offered in addition to the traditional Professional Development Seminar at 1:00.
Both seminars are designed for educators in all disciplines and responsibilities.
The 4:00 Seminar will feature "Attention Must be Paid: Envisioning Humanity’s Future in a High-Speed, Push-Button Age." Speaking will be Maggie Jackson, vice president and senior fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation. Here's the link.
Ms. Jackson is an award-winning author and former Boston Globe columnist known for her penetrating coverage of social issues, especially technology’s impact on humanity. Her acclaimed book, Distracted, jump-started our global conversation on the costs of fragmenting our attention. A former foreign correspondent in Tokyo and London, Jackson has won numerous awards for her writings. Her essays and articles have appeared in publications worldwide from The New York Times to Business Week.