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Dominican University and Chicago Public Library Offer Workshop on 21st Century Skills

Friday, January 7, 2011


IMLS Press Contacts
Natasha Marstiller,
Mamie Bittner,

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is pleased to announce that Dominican University and the Chicago Public Library will present a workshop on "21st Century Skills: How Does Your Organization Stack Upω" The workshop will explore concepts introduced in the IMLS report "Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills."

The Chicago event, to be held on February 4, 2011, was inspired by IMLS’s national campaign, Making the Learning Connection, which is intended to assist communities as they build their capacity for helping individuals of all ages acquire essential 21st century skills such as critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication and collaboration.

Register for the event at RSVP’s are requested before January 29, 2011.

To learn more about 21st century skills, please listen to Marsha Semmel’s podcast.

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