For the first time ever, the world has
ACCELERATED and DECELERATED,
CONTRACTED and EXPANDED at the same time.
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So, we have brought together expert voices from all over the world.
We will learn about a whole gamut of things for parents and teachers-from
understanding policy on early education to understanding the wonder of baby
brains. These are people who have helped thousands of people through their
incessant research, teaching, and engagement. I am deeply honored to have them
on this panel, and excited and humbled to share them all with you!
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A core understanding of neurodevelopment from 0-6 years
Using technology to scale education
The significance of early childhood education in the New Education Policy
Simplifying childhood for a wholesome adulthood
Tapping into indigenous pedagogies for a strong foundation in the understanding of self.
Foundational knowledge for social and emotional learning
Scaling literacy in the early years
Factual insights to help navigate the tech challenges of education
A rock-solid community of knowledgeable people willing to support and hold space for each other.
DAY 1 - MARCH 23, 2021
OPENING TRACK: A CALMING MEDITATION WITH HIMALAYAN SINGING BOWLS
Sujata Singhi, Ph.D.
International Trainer of Sound Bowl Therapies & Spiritual Sciences
BRIDGING POLICY & PRACTICE IN EARLY EDUCATION
The Case For Investment in Early Childhood Education
Senior Economist, World Bank Leader- World Bank’s Teachers Thematic Group
Using Research & Media for Large-Scale Social Impact
Central Square Foundation;
Former Founding Managing Director-Sesame Street Workshop, India
The Neuroscience of Early Reading
Stephanie Gottwald, Ph.D.
Director of Content - Curious Learning;
Assistant Director-Centre for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University;
Co-Author- Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century: The Literary Agenda.
EXPLORING DIVERSE PEDAGOGIES FOR CONTEMPORARY LEARNING
Creating Sustainable Learning Solutions Through Story Pedagogy
Founder- Katha India
Creator- Story Pedagogy©
Identity Exploration & Promoting Multicultural Harmony Through Music
Ambassador, Indian Music- Carnegie Hall;
Creator- Falu's Bazaar
Stimulating Intelligence Through Drama in Early Years
India's leading drama educator;
Founder- Joy of drama;
Group Artistic Director;
Actor Factor Academic Consultant with Trinity College London.
CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS OF THE NEW EDUCATION POLICY, 2020
Swati Popat Vats, Ph.D.
President- Early Childhood Association
Director- Podar Jumbo Kids
Devishobha Chandramouli (Moderator)
Founder- Centre for Education Strategy;
National Council Member-NISA
Hands-on: Break-out Session
PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR HOLISTIC LEARNING WITH ONLINE EDUCATION
Arts-Based Therapy Practitioner,
Lower & Middle School Coordinator and
Tech Task Force Lead at
The Gateway School of Mumbai
(An Ashoka Changemaker Lab School)
Math Program Coordinator, Special Educator,
and Tech Task Force Lead at The Gateway School of Mumbai (An Ashoka Changemaker Lab School)
DAY 2 - MARCH 24, 2021
AWARENESS & MEDITATION SESSIONS
Meditation: Body Awareness & Settling Practice
Head Operations South;
SEE Learning India;
Advisor to The Gateway School of Mumbai
Developing Inner Leadership through Cycle of Development & Pebble Meditation
Mindful Leadership Coach & Facilitator; Education Section Lead- Charter for Compassion, India.
THE SECRETS OF NURTURE
Building Your Child's Brain Through Co-regulation
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
Author: 'Bottom Line for Baby';
Co-Author of NYTimes Best Sellers:
'The Whole-Brain Child' &
Founder and Executive Director: The Center for Connection.
Identifying Early Intervention Needs for Appropriate Integration
Dr. Samir Dalwai
Founder- Director: New Horizons Group;
Former Chairperson- Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
Balanced Stimulation Strategies for Early Brain Development
Early Brain Development Specialist;
Founder-Brain Insights LLC.
The Surprising Connections - Nutrition, Mood & Behavior
Expert on nutrition for brain development;
Author of Award-winning book- 'Cure Your Child With Food:
The Hidden Connection Between Nutrition and Childhood Ailments'
FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN EARLY YEARS
The Winner Loses All- Foundations Of Strong Self-Love
Success Coach, Forbes Coaches Council Member, former Tony Robbins Results Coach, Negotiation and Communication Specialist, Best-selling Author of 'Connected Parent, Empowered Child'
Identifying & Managing Anxiety In Young Children
Dr. Sharon Shaline
ADHD & Anxiety Expert, Clinical Psychologist,
Author Of 'What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life', Winner of 'Best Books Awards' and Mom's Choice Award.
Accepting & Embracing Your Differently Wired Child
Founder- TiLT Parenting,
Podcast host, Author of 'Differently Wired: A Parent’s Guide to Raising an Atypical Child with Confidence and Hope'
A Needs-based Approach to Managing Behaviour
Early Educator, Best-selling Author of over 25 books for educators, Behaviour Management Expert- Open University/BBC
LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION - TECHNOLOGY & BEYOND
Bridging Home & School: Teachers, Parents, and Technology in Partnership
Education Specialist for Soundtrap at Spotify
Effective Strategies To Transition From School To Digital Learning
Wendy Oliver, Ph.D
Chief Learning Officer-Edison Learning;
Chief Learning Architect: ASU Digital 9-12 charter school.
Be More Toddler: Leadership Education From Little Learners
Author: 'Be More Toddler';
Research and CPD lead- Discovery Schools Academy Trust;
Founder: ‘NewEd: Joyful CPD for Early Career Teachers’
Experiential Learning Strategies With Online Education
Active Experiential Learning Specialist;
President & Co-Founder:
Natural Born Leaders.
PLAY IN THE TIMES OF THE PANDEMIC
Founder- LIFE Foundation;
Creator- Play Ambassadors' League;
Host: 'Power of Play' conference
Dr. Erik Fisher aka Dr. E
Genius Expert for The Genius of Play,
Emotional Dynamics Expert
Devishobha R (Moderator)
Founder and CEO of Anthill Creations;
Ashoka Changemaker awarded by Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus.
Hands-on: Break-out Session
EVERYDAY COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR BUILDING SOCIALLY & EMOTIONALLY RESILIENT KIDS
Deena Margolin, LMFT
Co- founders - Big Little Feelings