Understood's mission is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. We want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.

Dr. Lynne Kenney
Taking its lead from neuroscience and best practices in

early childhood mental health, Bloom offers parents, 

teachers and care providers the words, thoughts and

actions to raise calm, confident children, while 

reducing the need for consequences and punishment.

High school dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential.

L. Todd Rose is co-founder and president of Project Variability, an organization dedicated to providing leadership around the emerging new science of the individual and its implications for education, the workforce, and society. In addition, he is a faculty member at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he teaches Educational Neuroscience. Todd is also the author of Square Peg: My story and what it means for raising visionaries, innovators, and out-of-the-box thinkers. 

For more information, visit http://projectvariability.org 

8 for 8

by HarvardEducation

Eight Harvard Ed School faculty members have eight minutes each to present their bold ideas for impact. Presented during the 'Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas' event on September 19th, 2014.

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