News And Events

11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. EDT (online)

Please register in advance: https://capecodwriterscenter.org/conference-2/

Meet with me at #Muse22 via video chat as we discuss strategies for revising your manuscript, writing process, professional goals, and anything else on your mind.

To learn more and submit a writing sample, visit https://bit.ly/3tu6OLt

2:00 – 3:15 p.m. EDT (online)

Please register in advance: https://grubstreet.org/muse/

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Open to members of the Montessori Foundation.

Thursday, March 24, 2022 7p.m. EDT

Written by Rebecca Rolland

Monday, March 21, 2022 12-1p.m. EDT (online)

Watch the recording of the virtual talk here

From a Harvard faculty member and oral language specialist, an invaluable guide that gives readers evidence-based tools and techniques to communicate more effectively with children in ways that let them foster relationships with less conflict and more joy and kindness.

Science has shown that the best way to help our kids become independent, confident, kind, empathetic, and happy is by talking with them. Yet, so often, parents, educators, and caregivers have trouble communicating with kids. Conversations can feel trivial or strained—or worse, are marked by constant conflict.

In The Art of Talking with Children, Rebecca Rolland, a Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer, Harvard Medical School faculty member, speech pathologist, and mother, arms adults with practical tools to help them have productive and meaningful conversations with children of all ages—whether it’s engaging an obstinate toddler or getting the most monosyllabic adolescent to open up. The Art of Talking with Children shows us how quality communication—or rich talk—can help us build the skills and capacities children need to thrive.

This event will be live-captioned and open to the public! This book talk is also part of HGSE’s Women’s History Month celebration. Follow us on Twitter (@gutman_library) and Instagram (gutman_library) to learn about other events and programs!

March 16,2022: Alumni Talk And Workshop, MGH Institute of Health Presentations

In-Person Talk And Book Signing

Monday, March 16, 2022 7-8p.m. EDT (online)

Please register in advance: https://mghihp.formstack.com/forms/the_art_of_talking_with_children

March 15,2022: Presentation and book signing, Four Seasons Dalton, Boston

In-Person Talk And Book Signing

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 6p.m. EDT

Presentation and book signing. (Open to owners and residents)

Teaching

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Fall 2021-2022

Blogging For Brevity

“How Writing Brought My Daughter and Me Closer,” forthcoming

November 17, 2021: “Writing the Hook”

Lecture at Harvard Medical School, Effective Writing for Health Care Course

November 17, 2021: “Where’s My Cabin?”

Lecture at Harvard Medical School, Effective Writing for Health Care Course

November 3, 2021: “Your Growth as a Writer

Lecture at Harvard Medical School, Effective Writing for Health Care Course

Teaching

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Spring 2021

Interview

With Pamela Erens, author of the children’s book Matasha (2021)

Teaching

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Fall 2021-2022

Workshop

Managing Time and Technology for Deep Focus and Creativity, Fall 2020, Harvard Medical School, Effective Writing for Health Care course

Facilitation

Effective Writing for Health Care, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Education, November 2020

Interview

“The Fiddlehead,” On Writing Creative Nonfiction (2020)

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