Thursday, February 28

MITCHEL RESNICK

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"

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Wednesday, May 15

BRUCE McCANDLISS

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"

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Thursday, March 21

KATE NATION

Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, and Fellow, St. John's College, Oxford

"Learning to Read and Learning to Comprehend"

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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"

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Thursday, April 4

GAUTAM BISWAS

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University

"Open-ended Environments That Help Middle School Students Develop Metacognitive Strategies for Learning Science"

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Thursday, October 17

JUDITH HARACKIEWICZ

Professor
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison

"Optimal Motivation in Education"

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All lectures will be held at 3 p.m.
at the University Club,

123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.