At the start of the school year, as teachers map out a year of rigorous student-centered teaching and learning, whom can they turn to for guidance? Why, Fred Rogers, of course. Yes, the iconic host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood who, for 33 years, invited children into a televised loving and often magical learning landscape. But, while he was a pioneer in using television to connect with and help children, he was also a whole-child maverick, grounded in evidence-based child development.
Presented by Ryan Rydzewski, Writer, The Grable Foundation; and Gregg Behr, Executive Director, The Grable Foundation