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Community Conversation: The Future of Learning

KID Museum
Event organized by KID Museum

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The old rules no longer apply.

Our children are tomorrow’s innovators and change-makers. But how can we prepare them to thrive in a rapidly evolving economy, both now and in the future?

Our approach to education must be re-imagined to align with how kids learn, and what they should be learning to invent the future with creativity and compassion.

KID Museum’s Community Conversation on the Future of Learning will explore the science of learning, how it can adapted to our schools, and what success means in the 21st century.

Please join our distinguished panel of industry experts, thought-leaders, and local educators at the forefront of tomorrow’s learning landscape — and be a part of the conversation.


The event is FREE; Ages: Adults & High Schoolers
RSVP to KID Museum here: bit.ly/2GAJzo8

Featured Panelists:

ULRICH BOSER is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the founder of the Learning Agency. He is also the author of “Learn Better,” which examines the new science of learning and was listed as Amazon’s “best science book of the year.”

WILLIAM E. “BRIT” KIRWAN is chancellor emeritus of the University System of Maryland. He is a recognized authority on critical issues facing higher education. Dr. Kirwan chairs the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, which just released its preliminary recommendations.

MARIA V. NAVARRO is Chief Academic Officer for Montgomery County Public Schools. Dr. Navarro oversees the offices of the Student and Family Support and Engagement, Curriculum and Instructional Programs, and Special Education.

PAULA REED is the founder and CEO of BizEducation Consulting, Inc., and until recently the National Director of Partnerships for Discovery Education, where she created educational partnerships with large urban and suburban districts.

CRAIG RICE (moderator) has been a member of the Montgomery County MD Council since 2010, where he currently chairs the Council’s Education Committee. He also serves on the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education.

GLENN WHITMAN directs the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew's Episcopal School. He is co-author of “Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education,” as well as a number of other publications that explore the science of education.