Category Archives: Media Events

The Power of the Adolescent Brain On ASCD’s Monthly Twitter Chat

Catch me on Twitter Tuesday from 8-9 pm ET at #ASCDL2L for Q & A on my new book The Power of the Adolescent Brain.  I’ll be talking about brain friendly and brain unfriendly approaches to helping teens learn in … Continue reading

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‘Brain Friendly’ Practices for Adolescent Success

This week I had a ”Commentary” piece in Education Week, American education’s weekly newspaper of record, based on my new book The Power of the Adolescent Brain:  Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students (ASCD).  It also appeared in their … Continue reading

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Metacognition Helps Students ‘Understand Their Gaps & How To Close Them

In this week’s online edition of Education Week I’ve contributed a post on metacognition and its importance for adolescent learning.  There are several other posts on metacognition as well on Ed. Week’s blog ”Classroom Q & A with Larry Ferlazzo. … Continue reading

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Unraveling the Mystery of Teaching the Adolescent Mind

Catch my interview with educator and best-selling author Rae Pica, and middle school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron, on BAM! Radio’s show ”Studentcentricity.”’ ”Every middle school teacher knows that teaching adolescents is one of the most confounding aspects of teaching. Our guests join us … Continue reading

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In Singapore This Week for Presentations on Multiple Intelligences

I’m in Singapore this week to do five presentations on multiple intelligences sponsored by Wyeth Nutrition.  On March 20, I spoke in the afternoon to 40 health care professionals at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore (click here … Continue reading

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