Karen Cator: An Evening to Re-imagine Learning in the 21st Century
June 14, 2010
The MacArthur Foundation hosted an event at New York City's New School on May 17, 2010, which included discussions and project demonstrations focused on re-imagining learning for the 21st century.
This video (one of three from the event) features Karen Cator, Director, Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Dept. of Education (seek to 04:25), with opening remarks by Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (00:30).
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