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The brain and education

Written by Scott LaMar, Smart Talk Host/Executive Producer | Jan 27, 2012 9:24 PM

Radio Smart Talk for Monday, January 30:

TEDxEnola is all-day education reform event scheduled for Wednesday.  According to the organizers, TEDxEnola will focus on cutting edge brain research topics and strategies.  They say national experts from the field will share ideas and research about the critical need for brain centered learning environments in today's schools.

The event promises to show what works best for student learning and success. 

Two of the TEDxEnola participants will appear on Monday's Radio Smart Talk to discuss their own areas of expertise. 

Dr. Katharine Beals is author of "Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World: Strategies for Helping Bright, Quirky, Socially Awkward Children to Thrive at Home and at School"

Dr. Jason Conway is a project director at Capital Area Intermediate Unit 13 and will address students' social skills.

witf is a partner with TEDxEnola.

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