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Jerome Kagan

Jerome Kagan: A Teacher’s Appreciation

A guest post, by Rob McEntarffer   I didn’t get to learn about Jerome Kagan (1929-2021) during my teacher’s college training. I regret that. While I was a teacher, my contact with Kagan’s research was limited to teaching about temperament research

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I’m Not Excited, YOU’RE Excited (OK: I’m Excited)

I’ve been going to Learning and the Brain conferences since 2008, so it takes a lot to for a roster of speakers to WOW me. But this week I’m officially WOWed. Next weekend’s conference looks remarkable. In some cases, I’m

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Stuart Shanker

Meet the Keynotes: Stuart Shanker

What’s the difference between self-control and self-regulation? Dr. Stuart Shanker has written and thought about this topic for years. Here’s his two-minute answer. To dig more deeply into this topic, come meet Dr. Shanker at our online fall conference. You

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Chloe Valdary

Meet the Keynotes: Chloé Valdary

“The Theory of Enchantment is a social-emotional learning program that teaches individuals how to develop character, develop tools for resiliency…but more importantly, to learn how to love oneself.” Intrigued? Meet Chloé Valdary in this TedTalk, at at our conference, November 7-8.

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Mary Helen Immordino-Yang 
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Meet the Keynotes: Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

If you’re as excited for our November conference as I am, you might want to know more about our speakers. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang is an affective neuroscientist and an educational psychologist. That means: she studies how “children’s emotional and social

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Focus on the Speaker: Charles Fadel Champions Curriculum Redesign

Most educational reform focuses on the way the teaching happens: project based learning, or flipped classrooms, or technology, or that sort of thing. Your focus is more on curriculum, which is to say, what it is that teachers are actually teaching. Why have you chosen that focus, instead of the method of teaching? Continue reading

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