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The Family Room webinar series

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The Family Room webinar series

Thursdays from 3 pm ET

Join us in The Family Room!

Every Thursday from 3-4 pm ET, MAEC, in collaboration with Turning the Page, facilitates educational workshops and discussions to help families connect with each other and break down feelings of separation during this time of unprecedented isolation.

These webinars also provide an opportunity to engage with community partners as well as a child psychologist about current parenting issues WITH strategies to address your questions. Examples of partners that MAEC and Turning the Page will engage with during these sessions will include museum educators, health experts, scientists, early childhood educators, and educational experts who work with diverse families across the country.

Upcoming events:

 

Past Events:

 

May 28, 2020 Family Room Webinar with  Ann Caspari (NASM), Dr. Seth Shaffer, and Mariela Puentes 

This webinar featured Ann Caspari from the National Air and Space Museum who brought to life the museum’s Flights of Fancy and demonstrated how their Learning Labs can be recreated at home. The webinar continued with the Question Corner with child psychologist Dr. Seth Shaffer* and education expert Mariela Puentes.

 

May 21, 2020 Family Room Webinar with Carla Easter, Dr. Seth Shaffer and Mariela Puentes 

This webinar featured Carla Easter on Exploring Your Genes and discussed how to explore the human genome with your family members. The webinar continued with the Question Corner with child psychologist Dr. Seth Shaffer and education expert Mariela Puentes.

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May 14, 2020 Family Room webinar with Little Friends for Peace, Dr. Seth Shaffer, and Mariela Puentes

This webinar features segments by Little Friends for Peace, Dr. Seth Shaffer, and Mariela Puentes. We discussed ways to build peace in your family, how to be kind to one another, and ways to solve problems without fighting.

 

May 7, 2020 Family Room webinar with Dr. Seth Shaffer


Dr. Seth Shaffer, a child psychologist, joined us to address the concerns that parents and families are feeling during these unprecedented, COVID-19 times.

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