Resnick to give FRC talk on 'lifelong kindergarten'


Mitchel J. Resnick, associate professor of research in education in the Media Lab, will present a seminar on "Lifelong Kindergarten" tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 5) from noon-1:30pm in Rm 16-151.

Professor Resnick will discuss why kindergarten is one of the few success stories of our education system and how new technologies can help to extend the successful "kindergarten approach" to learners of all ages.

The talk is sponsored by the Family Resource Center as part of a fall series of 16 noontime seminars available free of charge to the public.

Other upcoming topics in the series include "Raising Bilingual Children" (November 9, Rm E19-758), "Raising and Educating Healthy Boys in Changing Times" (November 10), "The War Against Parents -- and Children (November 17, Rm 16-151), "Financing Higher Education" (November 19, Rm 16-151), "When Partners Are From Different Religions" (November 30, Rm 16-151), and "Negotiating Job Flexibility" (December 1, Rm 16-151).

For further information, or for a complete listing of the Family Resource Center's programs, visit the center in Rm 16-151, call x3-1592, e-mail frc@mit.edu or visit the center's web site.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 4, 1998.


Topics: Media Lab, Education, teaching, academics

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