Join me today, Tuesday, April 19th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with David Shenk, author of The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong. This is a ground-breaking--even liberating--book on talent and potential that has radical implications for how we think about education.
Date: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day--international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at http://tr.im/futureofed. The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit http://www.elluminate.com/support. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Page: http://www.learncentral.org/event/142210
David Shenk is the award-winning and national-bestselling author of six books, including The Genius in All of Us ("deeply interesting and important" - New York Times), The Forgetting ("remarkable" - Los Angeles Times), Data Smog ("indispensable" - New York Times), and The Immortal Game ("superb" - Wall Street Journal). He is a popular lecturer, a short-film director, and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com. He has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Harper's, Spy, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS. Shenk lives in Brooklyn.
His most recent book, The Genius in All of Us: New Insights Into Genetics, Talent, and IQ (Doubleday, 2010), was welcomed as "a deeply interesting and important book" by the New York Times, "profound," by the London Evening Standard, and "a thinking man's Outliers" by New York magazine. Salon's Laura Miller said, "The Genius in All of Us has quietly blown my mind." (More reviews here).