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School Success: It’s More Than A, B, C or 1, 2, 3

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Kimmel Center, Room 909

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New research provides strong indication that school readiness and academic achievement are influenced child’s ability to regulate their emotional and cognitive behaviors in ways that are distinct from the roles of early reading or math skills. Join us as Cybele Raver, NYU Steinhardt faculty of Applied Psychology, and Director, Institute of Human Development and Social Change, explains the unique qualities of emotional self-regulation and executive function, shares the research findings, and identifies effective strategies that parents and teachers can use to nurture children’s executive function and emotion regulation.

Instructor:  C. Cybele Raver, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, Applied Psychology and the Director, Institute of Human Development and Social Change, NYU Steinhardt.  She directs the Children's Self-Regulation (CSR) lab at NYU, focusing on self-regulation among older children in classroom contexts.