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Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

Carrie James, Ph.D.

Research Director and Principal Investigator at Project Zero, Co-Director of the Good Play Project and the Good Participation Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Mar 16 2015
Educator Event

The Test: What Do Students Need To Succeed and How Do We Know What Works?

Anya Kamenetz

Lead Digital Education Correspondent, National Public Radio

Mar 3 2015
Two Events

Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential, and Endangered

Bruce D. Perry, Md, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow, The Child Trauma Academy, Houston; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Fienberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Author, The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Born for Love

Feb 12 2015

The Mask You Live In

Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Filmmaker, Advocate, and Non-profit Founder, The Representation Project

Feb 9 2015

The Work: My Search for a Life that Matters

Wes Moore

Bestselling Author, Army Combat Veteran, Social Entrepreneur, and Chief Executive Officer of Robin Hood

Jan 14 2015

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

Claude M. Steele, Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley

Dec 8 2014

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

William Deresiewicz, Ph.D.

Bestselling Author, The New York Times, Critic and College Speaker

Nov 4 2014