Learn How to Teach and Parent the High Tech Child at Nov. 3 Summit School Seminar
On Saturday, Nov. 3, The Summit School will present the Zelma Wynn Symposium Series, New Generations of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them and Parent Them. The event runs from 8: 30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and features guest speaker Dr. Larry Rosen.
According to a news release from the Summit School:
At the seminar, Rosen will present what psychologists and educators have learned about how we all relate to technology in this new, constantly changing high-tech world including
- How technology has forever altered our brains and how we are constantly being “rewired.”
- How multitasking with technology affects children with working memory challenges.
- How technology helps and impacts students with language-based learning differences.
- How parents and educators can help children grow with technology in a healthy way.
Registration is $45 for parents and $70 for educators and professionals and includes a boxed lunch. A full brochure along with online registration is available at www.thesummitschool.org.
Dr. Rosen is professor and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist with specialties in multitasking, social networking, generational differences, parenting, child and adolescent development, and educational psychology.
Over the past 25-plus years, Dr. Rosen and his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among more than 30,000 people in the United States and in 22 other countries. He has written five books and currently writes a technology column for the newspaper, The National Psychologist and a regular blog for the magazine Psychology Today. Dr. Rosen has been featured extensively in television, print, and radio media and has been a commentator on Good Morning America, NPR, and CNN.