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K-12 & Higher Ed partnership in digital wellness curriculum

Middle school educator Kelley Brill and psychology and neuroscience professor Rosa Li came together to develop a curriculum to teach middle schoolers about adolescent brain development and healthy technology use. They will discuss the partnership process that created that curriculum, including incorporating insights from experiences in K-12 and higher ed, using makerspace activities for increased engagement, and leveraging undergraduate-led digital science outreach as a teaching and learning tool. Webinar attendees will learn ideas for how to create their own partnerships and how to teach a lesson from our curriculum.

DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022


LOCATION: Online. Click here to register

Kelley Brill is an educator with 23 years of experience. She received her undergraduate degree from Florida International University and a MS in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in early and middle childhood education, from Barry University. Aside from designing curriculum for the Winston Family foundation, she is a Science and Technology educator at Miami Country Day School. Her focus on students’ interactions with technology has driven her curriculum development and instruction over the past three years.

Rosa Li is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at UNC-Chapel Hill. She teaches undergraduate courses in child development and cognitive neuroscience, including the class, "Social Media, Technology, and Adolescent Brain Development," and engages in scientific outreach to the general public.