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Building Better Brains – A Lecture for Parents

Jan 02, 2016 08:17AM

The New School of Lancaster, in partnership with Franklin and Marshall Colleges Department of Psychology, will host a lecture, Building Better Brains, by Steven J. Hughes, Ph.D., created for parents with children of all ages, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., February 11. Hughes will explain how parenting styles and the organization of childrens school experiences can have a profound impact on childrens cognitive and developmental outcomes.The lecture is open to the public, and registration is suggested. 


Dr. Hughes will also share key principles that can help every developing brain attain its highest developmental potential, notes Mary Cae Williams, Head of School for The New School of Lancaster. Hughes is the director of The Center for Research on Developmental Education, chair of the Association Montessori International Global Research Committee, and past president of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. 


For 25 years, The New School of Lancaster has been offering a Montessori education for families who seek an excellent, non-denominational, educational opportunity in a child-centered, respectful and caring environment. Studentswho come from all parts of Lancaster County and beyondrange from toddlers to middle school-age. 


Cost: $10 suggested donation. Location: Schnader Theatre in Roschel Performing Arts Center, 630 College Ave., Lancaster. For more information, call 717-397-7655, email [email protected] or visit

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