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The Fall 1987 issue of On the Beam includes examples of schools that are applying the information contained in this issue of IN CONTEXT, as well as a report on the 1987 conference, new developments in technology, thinking skills, and learning styles.
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THE 1988 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
New Horizons for Learning will present "The Coming Education Explosion" conference at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, on June 25-29, 1988. Focusing on learning and human development from pre-birth to the senior years, the conference will bring together an international group of distinguished presenters, including some whose work has been described in this issue: Drs. Howard Gardner, David Perkins, Paul MacLean, Marion Diamond, Arthur Costa, Barbara Clark, Luis Alberto Machado, Robert McClure, Marilyn King, and Bob Samples.
Sponsors of the conference include IBM, PBS, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Education Commission of the States, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, The Institute for Cultural Affairs, the Coalition of Adult Education Organizations, the National Education Association, and the American Federation of Teachers.
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