Lecture by Paul Yellin, MD: Why Is Math So Hard? - West End Day School

Date: 11/28/12
Hours: 6:30-8pm
Ages: AD
Price: $20
255 W. 71st St. - 212-873-5708 x329
Upper West Side, NY 10023

Description: Neuroscientists and educators are turning their attention to math, learning more about how people learn math and why it is difficult for so many. Dr. Yellin will share recent findings and provide practical recommendations for parents, teachers, and children. Paul B. Yellin, MD, FAAP, is director of the Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education. The Yellin Center is an educational evaluation, student care, and professional development practice in Manhattan that provides customized support for students and educators based on emerging knowledge in neuroscience. Dr. Yellin is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine.