Friday, October 5, 2012

Dr. David Elkind Presentation at Endicott College
Rose Performance Hall – Manninen Center for the Arts
Thursday, October 11 – 3:30 pm

Dr. David Elkind is a renowned child psychologist and author of The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too SoonAll Grown Up and No Place to Go, Miseducation, and most recently The Power of Play among other publications.  Dr. Elkind’s research has been in the areas of perceptual, cognitive and social development. He has explored the very real difference between the mind of a preschool child and that of a school-age child. He makes it clear how much young children can learn when they are presented with appropriate challenges.
Dr. Elkind, is Professor Emeritus of Child Development at Tufts University and past President of the National Association for the Education of Young Children .  He co-hosted the Lifetime Television series, Kids These Days and has appeared on The Today Show, The CBS Morning News, Twenty/Twenty, Nightline, Donahue, and the Oprah Winfrey Show.  David Elkind has also been profiled in People and Boston Magazine and was a Contributing Editor to Parents Magazine.