I-LABS Research Featured for the 2011 Education Nation Summit in New York City

Updated November 16, 2011

I-LABS was proud to participate in the 2011 Education Nation Summit, hosted by NBC in New York City. The summit took place during the week of September 26, 2011 and sought to 'engage the country in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America' by bringing parents, educators and students together with politicians and business leaders.

As events continue to unfold as a result of this event, we will feature coverage of I-LABS' involvment in the summit. Be sure to check back as this page grows!

- GUEST BLOG: Research by I-LABS collaborators Andrew Meltzoff and Rebecca Williamson on 'How Struggle Leads to Learning'

- GUEST BLOG: Bilingualism is Good Brain Exercise for Kids (and Adults)

- GUEST BLOG: Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math

- WEBCAST: Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff on Brainpower: Why Early Learning Matters.  Aired September 26, 2011 at 8:45am Eastern.


- INTERVIEW: Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff Discuss Early Brain Development with NBC at Education Nation

Read What People are Saying About Dr. Kuhl's and Dr. Meltzoff's talks:

- John Merrow declares the ‘Brain Power’ session a hit.

- Harold Levy, former Chancellor of NYC Public Schools, weighs in on the science presented at Education Nation.

National Media

- NPR's John Hockenberry interviews Patricia Kuhl on "What We Can Learn from the Brains of Babies". Listen here: (11 min)


Local View

- Thrive by Five Washington's early learning and education blogger Paul Nyhan previews Education Nation.


More Highlights from Education Nation:

- Dr. Meltzoff and Dr. Kuhl meet with President Bill Clinton