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Rethinking Education: Executive Function vs. Content

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Jun 30, 2020 06:47 PM

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Roberta Michnick Golinkoff Phd
Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Education @University of Delaware
Professor Golinkoff is a member of two other departments: Psychological and Brain Sciences and Linguistics and Cognitive Science and director of the Child’s Play, Learning, and Development laboratory. In 2018, she was awarded the American Educational Research Association’s Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award. Passionate about the dissemination of psychological science for improving our schools and families’ lives, she and Hirsh-Pasek (her long standing collaborator) also write books for parents and practitioners. How Babies Talk (1999); the award-winning Einstein Never Used Flash Cards (2004) and A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool (2009). Her latest book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children is with APA Press and reached the New York Times best seller list.
Alan Lesgold Phd
Former Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Educom Medal Award Winner;Former Chairman of The National Research Committee on Adolescent and Adult Literacy ; Current board member of Teaching Matters ; Author of Towards Valued Human Expertise;Assessment to Steer The Course Of Learning
Megan Allen Phd
Head of Neuroscience @K.B Gymnasium
Megan Allen PhD (Georgetown University), Head of Neuroscience at K.B. Gymnasium. Author of several primary research articles on the cellular underpinnings of autism spectrum disorders and a leading contributor to K.B. Gymnasium's blog on executive function. Megan works closely with our team to develop activities that incorporate K.B. Gymnasium's A.M.P.E.D U.P. philosophy.