Transforming Education World Summit Speakers Page
Developmental Psychologist and author discusses his book, Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life.
Educator and a Lakota Language Revitalizer, discusses revolutionizing Native American education through language immersion.
Author of Parenting the Lefkoe Way discusses the power of limited beliefs held by parents and teachers that can shape a child’s view of themselves and impact their learning.
Educator and author of World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements discusses his innovate multisensory learning game to empower children.
Neuropsychologist discusses the uses and abuses of testing in education.
Neuroscientist and former Chief of the Child Development and Behavior Branch within National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institute of Health, discusses brain science and learning.
Administrator, educator and founder of the Chandler School in Greenville, South Carolina discusses his innovative school and his personal journey as a dyslexic learner.
Educator and author of A Collar in My Pocket who created the Blue-eyes/Brown-eyes exercise discusses discrimination.
Motivational speaker and the first woman mayor of Los Vegas, Nevada discusses gender issues in education.
Educational consultant discusses the meditation program called, ‘Quiet Time’ which reduces student stress and enhances readiness to learn.
Accomplished educational advocate discusses her personal journey and her son's as dyslexic learners.
Author of the books, In the Mind’s Eye: Creative Visual Thinkers, Gifted Dyslexics, and the Rise of Visual Technologies and Thinking Like Einstein, discusses creativity and education.
Psychologist, educator and author of Forgiveness and Reconciliation; Psychological Pathways to Conflict Transformation and Peace Building and Mass Trauma and Emotional Healing Around the World discusses the impact of trauma on the learning process.
Motivational speaker and founder of Yes to Success! focuses on giving people the tools they need to live lives of happiness, success and fulfillment. She discusses the topic of education, and the need for parent and teacher self-care.
Educator and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators, discusses the tools teachers need to help students ‘crack’ the alphabetic code.
Speech Pathologist and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators, discusses the basics of teaching language to students. She also shares a few personal stories about Margaret Byrd Rawson.
Educator and Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators and the founder of the Claremont School for dyslexic children in Canada, discusses the tools teachers need to help students ‘crack’ the alphabetic code.
Experienced parent advocate and educator for dyslexic students, discusses lessons learned.
Psychotherapist and internationally known stress and trauma healing expert who founded Create Global Healing and Project Light, discusses the resilience of orphan genocide survivors in Rwanda and those traumatized by the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newton, Connecticut.
Brain and cognitive scientist and educator that specializes in food addiction, discusses the elements of a healthy diet for children in order to feed the brain for learning.
Certified Waldorf educator and dancer who is completing her book on Energy Medicine for Children and the Parents and Teachers Who Love Them, discusses tools to help children strengthen their self-esteem and balance their own unique energies.
Child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and a leading authority in the field of ADHD, discusses his book, The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness.