A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Sanjay Sarma


Sanjay Sarma is the vice president for Open Learning at MIT. Sarma serves on the board of edX, the not-for-profit company founded by MIT and Harvard to create and promulgate an open-source platform for the distribution of free online education worldwide, as well as the boards of GS1, EPCglobal and several startup companies including Hochschild Mining and Top Flight Technologies. He also advises several national governments and global companies.

Along with Luke Yaquinto, Sarma is the author of "Grasp: The Science Transforming How We Learn."

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Transforming How We Learn
The groundbreaking book "Grasp" explores the science of how we learn. Join the authors as they discuss the neuroscience behind learning strategies, the most effective teaching techniques in the classroom and how the future of learning science will prepare us for the 21st century.

Science Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Science / Medicine / Technology

Panelists: Sanjay Sarma, Luke Yoquinto
Moderator: Rebecca Gomez

Book:
Grasp
The Science Transforming How We Learn
Science / Medicine / Technology
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2020
ISBN 9780385541824
Hardcover, 352 pages
$28.95, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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