About the Brain Rules for Parents & Educators Seminar
What’s the best way to raise and educate smart, happy children from 0 through age 5? Scientists know.
Dr John Medina offers parents and educators facts – not just advice – in this engaging, 4-hour program. Find out how a child’s brain develops and what you can do to optimize it.
Dr Medina shares what the latest science says about how to raise and educate smart and happy children from zero to five. This program is destined to revolutionize parenting and early education. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control.
This program bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents and educators practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Dr Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops – and what you can do to optimize it.
Throughout this program Dr Medina shares practical ways to apply the research to the real world of parenting and education. Prepare yourself to view parenting and education in a whole new light.
Myths, Myths and More Myths
Playing Mozart to your womb will improve your baby’s future math scores.
Parents and educators need facts, not just advice, about raising their children. Unfortunately, those facts are difficult to find in the ever-growing mountain of parenting and early childhood education books. And blogs. And message boards, and podcasts, and mothers-in-law, and every relative who’s ever had a child. There’s plenty of information out there. It’s just hard for to figure out what to believe.
In the Brain Rules for Parents & Educators you’ll separate myths from facts. Some of the common myths Dr Medina will address include:
- Exposing your infant or toddler to language DVDs will boost his vocabulary.
- To boost their brain power, children need French lessons by age 3 and a room piled with “brain-friendly” toys and a library of educational DVDs.
- Telling children they are smart will boost their confidence.
- Children somehow find their own happiness.
Research that answers questions like these are continually published in respected scientific journals. But unless you have a subscription to the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, this rich procession of findings may pass you by. This program is meant to let you know what scientists know—without having a Ph.D. to understand it.