Event Debrief: EdRev 2015

This was my fifth -- fifth! -- year at EdRev and it was maybe the best one yet. I'm so grateful to my gracious hosts at PEN for inviting me to speak and for welcoming me so warmly back to my west coast home in SF. Here are some highlights from my trip. The keynote … Continue reading Event Debrief: EdRev 2015

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Upcoming PEN Event: Executive Function

Here's the next PEN Speaker Series Event for parents. Check it out! -- PMKFriday, January 24, 2014, 9:00 – 11:00 amMaking Sense of Executive Function for Your ChildSurina Basho, Ph.DChildren diagnosed with executive function challenges can have difficulties in initiating tasks, organizing their mental processes and materials, remembering and retrieving information, shifting their mental processes and … Continue reading Upcoming PEN Event: Executive Function

PEN Event this week: College Student Panel

This is a great annual event by PEN--highly recommended!! -- PMK College Students with Learning and Attention Difficulties: A Panel DiscussionTWO LOCATIONS!In San Francisco: Tuesday January 7, 7-9 pmIn San Mateo: Thursday January 9, 7-9 pm Applying to college or choosing a college for the student with learning and attention difficulties is an important and sometimes difficult and confusing process.  Hear from the experts: college students with … Continue reading PEN Event this week: College Student Panel

Upcoming PEN Event: Making Sense of Executive Function

Here's a great PEN event for parents. There's a parallel one for educators that should be interesting, too. -- PMK Friday, January 24, 2014 9:00 – 11:00 am Making Sense of Executive Function for Your Child Surina Basho, Ph.D Children diagnosed with executive function challenges can have difficulties in initiating tasks, organizing their mental processes … Continue reading Upcoming PEN Event: Making Sense of Executive Function

Upcoming PEN Event: College Student Panel

This is PEN's annual college student panel; it's great and totally worth checking out! -- PMK College Students on Learning and Attention Differences San Francisco (Drew School):  Tuesday, January 7, 2014; 7 – 9pm Peninsula (Serra High School):  Thursday, January 9, 2014; 7 – 9pm Panel of SAFE Alumni Applying to college or choosing a college for the student … Continue reading Upcoming PEN Event: College Student Panel

Resources: Today’s PEN Talk

Here are some resources from my PEN talk today. Enjoy! -- PMK  October 2013 PEN Talk: Success Starts at Home: Homework Strategies for Cultivating Independence and Self-Advocacy Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco 94107 School is about more than learning reading, writing, and arithmetic: it's also about learning strategies for doing homework, studying … Continue reading Resources: Today’s PEN Talk

PEN talk today!

Today I'm giving an extended reprise of my talk from Parents Education Network's EdRev event last spring. It's called "Success Starts at Home: Homework Strategies for Cultivating Independence and Self-Advocacy."  Here's the blurb from PEN's website: School is about more than learning reading, writing, and arithmetic: it's also about learning strategies for doing homework, studying for … Continue reading PEN talk today!

“The LD Advantage”: Amazing work from a Drew senior

The latest PEN newsletter just pointed me to this remarkable website: it's the senior project of Nicolina Kristof, a 2013 graduate of the Drew School here in San Francisco. "The LD Advantage" is a website that features interviews with people diagnosed with learning differences. It focuses on their journeys, their experiences, and their insights about … Continue reading “The LD Advantage”: Amazing work from a Drew senior

TEDxSonoma County talk: Dr. Todd Rose on Variability

I just got a notice from PEN, the Parents Education Network, that this went online. Check it out! -- PMK Click the video above to watch: this is the hilarious, amazing, inspiring Dr. Todd Rose, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and President of Project Variability. Todd finished his doctorate at HGSE in … Continue reading TEDxSonoma County talk: Dr. Todd Rose on Variability