FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ARLINGTON, MA, October 29, 2012—The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) is proud to announce that Todd Rose will deliver the featured keynote presentation at Click here its April 2013 conference on student-centered education.
A one-time high school drop-out, Todd Rose, is today a widely regarded educational neuroscientist and member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where his work is considered to be on the forefront of innovation in learning science and education. His research focuses on learning variability and education technologies that support all students in reaching their full potential. His new book Square Peg (Hyperion) recounts his own story and explores what it means for ‘raising innovators, visionaries, and out-of-the-box thinkers’. It has already been acclaimed as a “game-changing manifesto for education” as it’s being prepared for release in February.
“NISCE is honored to bring such a dynamic and thought-provoking speaker to Boston for our first conference.” said Dr. Ted Wilson, Executive Director of NISCE. “Todd’s work reflects on the critical need to use what we know today about how students learn if we are to bring out the best in each of our children. We are thrilled to have him kick-off the conference for all those who are passionate about improving education in this country.”
The one-day event hosted by the National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) is open to education professionals and others interested in effective schools and curricula and will offer the latest thinking from many perspectives and disciplines on the challenges and benefits of student-centered education.
Alyssa Kierkegaard, Conference Director, INSPIRE 2013
National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE)
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ABOUT INSPIRE 2013
The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) will host INSPIRE 2013: The First NISCE Conference on Student-Centered Education in Boston, MA on April 5, 2013 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport. This is one-day conference that offers the latest thinking on the challenges and benefits of student-centered education. For more details please visit nisce.org
Founded in 2012 by the Massachusetts nonprofit Schools for Children, Inc., The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) seeks to to catalyze grassroots support for a vision of education where students—not politics, not tests, not expediency—are at the center of learning, and where all students have the opportunities and resources they need to succeed. For more information visit www.nisce.org.