Agenda

Preliminary Agenda for Feb. 27-28 Seminar
A Reporter's Guide to Adolescent Learning and Well-Being

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. The seminar is on Feb. 27-28 in Berkeley, Calif. 

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

  • Caroline Hendrie, Education Writers Association

The Link Between Friendship and Adolescent Development
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

  • Lydia Denworth, author and science journalist

Understanding the Adolescent Brain
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

  • Ron Dahl, University of California, Berkeley; Center for the Developing Adolescent

Addressing Youths’ Mental Health Needs
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

  • Edith Bracho-Sanchez, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Alexandra Papa, Acknowledge Alliance
  • TBA

Lunch
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Screen Time: Risks and Rewards
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

  • Jenny Brundin, Colorado Public Radio
  • Sarah Domoff, Central Michigan University
  • Jeff Temple, University of Texas Medical Branch

Talking With Teens: A Fresh Approach to Your Next Interview
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

  • Moriah Balingit, The Washington Post
  • Sonali Kohli, Los Angeles Times
  • Sarah Carr, The Boston Globe

The Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ Youths
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • Laura Edwards-Leeper, Pacific University
  • Jackie Jackson-Dean, Pasco County, Fla., Schools
  • Mauro Sifuentes, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Rob Todaro, The Trevor Project

Wrap-Up for Day One
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb 28, 2020

Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

A Conversation With Linda Darling-Hammond
8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

Bridging Cognitive Research and Classroom Practice
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

  • Robyn Harper, District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Jim Heal, Research Schools International
  • Eric Kalenze, researchED

Data Training Part 1
11:00 a.m. – Noon
Journalists choose from two options.

1) Deep dive on CDC Youth Risk Surveillance Survey

  • J. Michael Underwood, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2) Broad survey on key data sets measuring learning outcomes and mental health

  • Tom Loveless, independent researcher​​
  • Aneri Pattani, Spotlight PA

Boxed Lunches
Noon – 12:45 p.m.

Data Training Part 2 (optional)
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

1) Deep dive on CDC Youth Risk Surveillance Survey

  • J. Michael Underwood, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2) Broad survey on key data sets measuring learning outcomes and mental health

  • Tom Loveless, independent researcher​​
  • Aneri Pattani, Spotlight PA