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News and Opinion Oct 7, 2021

Pamela Cantor M.D. Presents at AASA Learning 2025 Professional Learning Series

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor Pamela Cantor M.D. presented at The School Superintendents Association (AASA) Learning 2025 Professional Learning Series.

In the presentation, Cantor spoke about the important role of context on the developing brain and why now is the time to design learning environments to optimize the contexts for learning. Cantor shared videos from the How Learning Happens series, highlighting the importance of relationships and practices for building them in the classroom. The videos also fueled an in-depth discussion on the Essential Guiding Principles for Equitable Whole-Child Design, and how the Design Principles playbook provides guidance for putting these principles into action.