By Jackie Burrell
Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:24 am in Parenting Issues.
“The Teen Brain in the Digital Age”
Nov. 29 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and Beth Samuelson of Student Organizational Services discuss teens, the media and how to help your teens improve their learning skills.
â€śDonâ€™t Lose Your Child to Video Games, the Internet and Textingâ€ť
Dec. 3 from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek
Lecture and Q&A by Richard Freed, a Bay Area psychologist who specializes in children’s media issues, including internet addiction. This is the second of three parent education workshops at Seven Hills. Admission is $15 per person (educators are free). Register at Educators are admitted free of charge. Click here to register.
The Philosophical Baby
Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasanton Public Library Meeting Room, 400 Old Bernal Ave. UC Berkeley child psychologist and philosopher Alison Gopnik, author of “The Philosophical Baby,” discusses infant brain development and what childrenâ€™s minds tell us about truth, love and the meaning of life. Free.
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