Your Name and Title: Ben Johnson

School, or Organization Name:  Johnson Education Group

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Area of the World from Which You Will Present:  San Antonio, Texas

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s):  School Leaders, Teachers, Parents, Students

Short Session Description (one line):  We should be teaching these 10 College Readiness Attributes

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):  Business complains that graduates are not ready for the real world.  College professors complain that students are not ready for college-level work.  The complaints go all the way down to elementary school and always to blame are the parents.  There are two dimensions to college readiness: 1) Knowledge about the world, 2) Knowledge about yourself.  This presentation will explore the second dimension.  We will discuss 10 college readiness traits that deal with thinking and what to do with thinking.  Throughout the presentation, we will discuss- How do we teach this to students?

Ten College Readiness Traits that Every Student Needs to Be Successful in College and Life. 

All Students Should Be:

Analytic Thinkers
Critical Thinkers
Problem Solvers
Risk Takers

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