National Speaker Forum
Parenting with the Brain in Mind:
What Science Tells Us
Dr. David Walsh, Ph.D., Founder of Mind Positive Parenting
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
7 - 9 PM
Is technology re-wiring kids' brains? What foods are brain foods? What trains the brain for successful learning? How do we foster imagination, creativity and problem-solving? What helps kids navigate today’s unique challenges such as stress and immersion in the internet and other digital media?
Dr. David Walsh, Ph.D. will translate groundbreaking discoveries in neuroscience into practical parenting advice that helps children, tweens and adolescents reach their full potential. Discover parenting strategies backed by the latest scientific findings about:
· How the Brain learns to Listen, Speak, Read, and Write
· Brain Food
· Memory and Attention
· Cyber-Brain & Cyber Parenting
· Tween and Adolescent Brains Under Construction
Dr. David Walsh is one of the most sought-after speakers in America on child and teen psychology, parenting, children's brain development and the impact of technology on youth. Founder of Mind Positive Parenting, he is an award-winning psychologist and the author of the national best-seller Why Do They Act that Way? and No: Why Kids of All Ages Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It.
His newest title is Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids: The One Brain Book You Need to Help Your Child Grow Healthier, Brighter, and Happier. Read more about Dr. Walsh's newest book ›
General Admission $15 ($20 at the door)
Edina Educators Workshop:
The Brain Goes to School: What Science Tells Us About Student Achievement
4 - 4:30pm reception, 4:30 - 5:45pm presentation
Recent discoveries in brain science are revolutionizing many fields, including education. Best-selling author and international speaker Dr. Dave Walsh, Ph.D. connects the dots between brain science and the classroom to show how educators can improve students’ concentration, boost their energy, enhance retention and foster creativity.
· Focused versus reactive attention
· Working memory and learning: "The Rule of Seven"
· Creativity and imagination
· Self discipline: the key to school success
Edina district educators with questions may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of district teachers may attend the Educator's Forum by paying $15 at the door. Please email email@example.com if you plan to attend so we know how many attendees to expect.