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FWD.us

ThinkFWD – Incubating Opportunity: The Promise of Early Childhood Education

Feb 5 2015 | New York, NY
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Cooney Center presenting

FWD.us aims to mobilize the tech community to support policies that keep the American Dream achievable in the 21st century. ThinkFWD is a quarterly speaker series focusing on important issues at the intersection of tech and politics. On Thursday, February 5, 2015, join the Joan Ganz Cooney Center’s Michael H. Levine at Incubating Opportunity: The Promise of Early Childhood Education. Can early childhood education expand opportunity for New York’s kids? How can the city ensure that its new pre-k initiative…

learning and the brain

Learning and the Brain 2015

12 - 14 Feb 2015
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Community

Making Lasting Memories: Using Brain Science to Boost Memory, Thinking and Learning Neuroscientists are discovering strategies that make learning easier, more effective, and that can boost long-term memory, thinking and academic performance. By using mnemonics, movement, active learning, discussions, gestures and varied practices, teachers can improve their students’ ability to learn, reflect and remember. Discover how the “Science of Learning” can help boost student retention, recall and retrieval of information. Learn more

Toy Fair 2015

Toy Fair 2015

14 - 17 Feb 2015 | New York, NY
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The 112th annual American International Toy Fair®, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, is expected to bring together nearly 1,200 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents to showcase 150,000+ products to nearly 10,000 buyers representing 7,000+ unique retail outlets in 100 countries. http://www.toyfairny.com/