How Kids Learn: Speakers Forums

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How Kids Learn is hosting several upcoming forum opportunities to hear from and have an exchange with innovative practitioners and researchers, one including our very own Jeff Davis!

Children’s Emotions, Learning and the Brain 

Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, USC Researcher
November 22, 2019; 10:00am-1:00pm
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles CA

Consist of a facilitated discussion of attendees regarding the importance of emotion in learning, memory, meaning- making and engagement- will also include a discussion of the implications for afterschool program leaders and their work with young people. 

 

The New Science of Learning and Development: Implications for Afterschool Programs 

Dr. Deborah Moroney, Managing Director, AIR
Thursday, December 5th; 9:00am-12:00pm
California Endowment – Oakland Conference Center, Oakland CA

Come and learn about the research gathered in the newly released paper, The Science of Learning and Development in Afterschool Systems and Settings. You will be able to interact with Dr. Moroney, Jeff Davis (Executive Director of CAN), researcher, Femi Vance (AIR) and other speakers!  

 

Screening and Discussion: The History of Afterschool in America Documentary 

Thursday, December 5th; 12:30pm-2:00pm
California Endowment – Oakland Conference Center, Oakland CA

The history of afterschool programs in the United States, including the pre-conditions that resulted in an increased need for child supervision – includes discussion facilitated by Stacey Daraio, the co-director of Temescal Associates, along with other After School advocates!