There is a need to create systematic and rigorous approaches to apply research to practice. We are just at the beginning of understanding how the brain works. The next 10 years will continue to be huge learning. But there are important conversations about what we know that can inform learning now.
Susan Magsamen is the director of Interdisciplinary Partnerships at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Brain Science Institute. She works across the university to collaborate on programs that bring evidence-based brain science knowledge and practice to a range of communities. Susan is the president of the Ultimate Block Party and Publisher of L-rn. Susan is an award-winning writer and advisor on family and children’s issues with a special interest in creativity and learning. She is founder of Curiosityville, FamilyStories and Curiosity Kits. Her body of work has earned hundreds of national awards and recognition from child development experts and parenting associations, including Oppenheim Awards, Parents’ Choice, Family Fun, National Association of Parenting Publications Awards, Hearthsong, and the prestigious Canadian Toy Council Award. Learn more about Susan Magsamen