Date: Wednesday, March 10, 1:00 p.m. (ET)/ 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Presenter: Dr. Gil Noam
The global pandemic has thrown our schools and OST programs into disarray. Teachers, parents, and children alike face uncertainty, while distance learning strains the human connections that make school meaningful.
In his new book, Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond, Dr. Gil Noam, a Harvard psychologist, researcher, and educator, shows that times of upheaval demand fundamental positive change. Rather than providing a technical manual or rigid prescriptions, Noam introduces ten core ideas for teachers, administrators, OST providers, and families to embrace both in the harrowing time of COVID-19 and in the years of reconstruction and transformation that will follow. Paying equal attention to the needs of children and the needs of educators, he advocates for strong academic challenge rooted in productive relationships, engaged learning, and positive mental health.
Join us March 10 when Dr. Noam will discuss these core ideas of what’s important, offering a clear path for all adults who dedicate themselves to children and youth so that each and every one learns and thrives. He will offer concrete, evidence-based recommendations that can be implemented immediately and over time.