Helping to Improve Health, School Engagement, and Academic Integrity
A research and intervention project offered by the Stanford University School of Education, the California Endowment, the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, and the Stanford University Departments listed below.
Upcoming conference to be held at Stanford University:
Friday, September 26, 2008 at the Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University 7:30-9:30PM.
This is a free plenary session open to the public, featuring nationally acclaimed speakers and child development experts: Dr. David Elkind, is one of the country's most esteemed researchers on child development, author of several award-winning books and articles, including The Hurried Child and The Power of Play. Dr. Ken Ginsburg, specialist in adolescent medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson, and author of A Parent's Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens. Dr. Madeline Levine, clinical psychologist and author of best-selling book The Price of Privilege, which explores the reasons why teenagers from aflluent families are experiencing epidemic rates of emotional problems. SOS overview by Dr. Denise Pope, Founder and Director of the SOS Project at Stanford University School of Education and author of the book, Doing School: How we are creating a generation of stressed-out, materialistic, and miseducated students. Panel discussion with three students at different stages in their academic careers (a middle school student, a high school student and a college student).