Join us as we discuss how today’s early childhood teachers are putting research into daily practice and creating amazing learning opportunities.
Enjoy talks by two keynote speakers, a special presentation, and a workshop presented by the Momentous Institute:
- Dr. Alice Wilder—digital literacy innovator, as well as co-creator and Head of Research and Education for the popular children’s educational television show "Super Why!"—will discuss the power of television and technology as a tool for learning.
- Dr. Susan Neuman, author, educator, researcher, and education policy-maker, will discuss how we can create a fighting chance for today’s children.
- Liza McFadden, president of the Barbara Bush Foundation, will push us to think about our future and the brain as our computer platform.
- What Teachers Must Know – The Neuroscience of Learning and Social Emotional Health: In this two-part workshop, teaching and learning experts from the Momentous Institute will explore current brain research and its relevance to learning and social emotional health, emphasizing strategies for creating brain-friendly environments, experiences and interactions.
To register or for more information, vist BarbaraBush.org/PalmBeachCountySummit.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Kravis Center - Cohen Pavilion, 701 E. Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; $50 registration (includes lunch)