'School of the Future'

DATE: Thursday, February 16, 2017

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Leslie Phillips Theater, FPA Building

ADMISSION: FREE and open to the public

The HCC Education Dept. and Education Club presents a free screening of the NOVA program followed by a discussion

Please join us for a free screening of the NOVA program, "School of the Future: How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?" Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m. in HCC's Leslie Phillips Theater.

A discussion will follow the screening.

Program Description:

In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete? Once the envy of the world, American schools are now in trouble. Test scores show our kids lag far behind their peers from other industrialized countries, and as the divide between rich and poor grows wider, the goal of getting all kids ready for college and the workforce gets harder by the day. How can the latest research help us fix education in America? Can the science of learning-including new insights from neuroscientists, psychologists, and educators-reveal how kids' brains work and tell us which techniques are most likely to engage and inspire growing minds? What role should technology play in the classroom? Teachers, students, parents, and scientists take center stage as NOVA explores a new vision for the "School of the Future."

Hosted by the HCC Education Department and Education Club (Student Association of Massachusetts, SEAM).