Professor Daryl Greenfield is a Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics at the University of Miami. His work is positioned at the interface of research, policy and practice at the international, national and local level. His research examines school readiness with at-risk and dual language learners, with a specific focus on early science education.
Science has the power to engage early childhood educators and young children in hands-on, minds-on, fun and engaging experiences that increase the quality of teaching as well as provide young children with critical problem-solving skills and improved learning in multiple school readiness areas.
In this seminar, Professor Greenfield discusses the role of science in early education in relation to research, as well as current policy and practice.
This lecture forms part of the PEDAL Research Seminar series, and was recorded on 23rd May 2018.