November 20-23, 2013; NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo, Washington, DC:
November 22: Dr. Deborah Leong and Dr. Elena Bodrova will present, “When everything old is new again–Amplification of child development as a central principle of a Vygotskian-based curriculum”.
November 22: Dr. Deborah Leong, Amy Hornbeck and Jessica Peters will present, “Developing self-regulation skills in toddlers–The role of play and teachers in the process”.
November 7-10, 2012: NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA:
President’s seminar Meeting the Challenge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices Today — Best Practices in an Era of Standards and Accountability. Panelists include Sue Bredekamp, Carol Copple, Judy Jablon, and Deborah Leong; moderator Jera Jacobs
NAEYC featured session: Uniquely Preschool: Vygotskian and Post-Vygotskian Approaches to Scaffolding the Development of Imagination. Presenters: Elena Bodrova and Deborah Leong
October 2012: Dr. Deborah Leong was the featured speaker at a webinar “The characteristics of Intentional, Mature, Make-Believe Plan: How Play influences development” sponsored by the National Center On Quality Teaching And Learning’s Front Porch Series at the University of Washington
July 2012: Dr. Deborah Leong presented “Introducción al enfoque de “Tools of the Mind” para el desarrollo de la auto-regulación / función ejecutiva en la premier infancia” for the Seminario Educación Temprana en Chile: De la Teoría a la Práctica sponsored by CEP Centro de Estudios Publicos, Santiago Chile