Thursday, February 28
LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and Director, Lifelong Kindergarten Group, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Sowing the Seeds for a More Creative Society"
Wednesday, May 15
Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University
"Educational Neuroscience: Points of Mutual Influence between Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and the Science of Education"
Thursday, March 21
Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, and Fellow, St. John's College, Oxford
"Learning to Read and Learning to Comprehend"
Thursday, September 19
MARSHALL "MIKE" SMITH
Former Undersecretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, and Former Dean, Stanford University School of Education
"Federalism and School Reform in a Changing Environment"
Thursday, April 4
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
"Open-ended Environments That Help Middle School Students Develop Metacognitive Strategies for Learning Science"
Thursday, October 17
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
"Optimal Motivation in Education"
All lectures will be held at 3 p.m.
at the University Club,
123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.