Episode 3: Susan Magsamen
Developing relationships beyond childcare
In this week's episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Susan Magsamen, Executive Director, International Arts and Mind Lab, Brain Science Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Susan is an accomplished learning expert and program architect. With over 35 years experience in developing effective learning programs rooted in the science of learning, Susan is an active member of the brain sciences research, arts, education and social impact communities. She currently serves as Executive Director of the International Arts and Mind Lab at the Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University. She is also the senior advisor to the Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
Susan’s approach to creating effective translational models combine interdisciplinary, evidence-based research with practical, applicable ideas and programs. She brings together scientists, educators, families, psychologists, advocates, policymakers, educational media, technologists, and others to share their perspectives and expertise on education, family life, and other topics.
In our conversation she shared her views on building life-long relationships with children, and discussed the importance of recognizing that we're all continuing to learn and develop. She also shared why it's important to realize that it's never too late to help a child developmentally.
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