Robert Golinkoff, Ph. DUDEL

Invited Addresses

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, October). Why does play = learning? Alberta Early Years Conference, Edmenton, Canada.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, August). Playing for the future. Learning and Development in Early Childhood, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction. Lucerne, Switzerland.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, July). Play power: Raising successful children for the 21st century. State of Texas Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Fort Worth, TX.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, July). Ga ga gu gu: What’s new in language acquisition? State of Texas Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Fort Worth, TX.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, June). The power of play for children in the 21st century. Partners in Play Forum Conference, Port Discovery Museum, Baltimore, MD.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, June). How babies talk. Lecture to pediatricians at Grand Rounds, Christiana Hospital, Christiana, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, May). How babies talk and why it matters for learning to read. Building a Grade Level Reading Campaign in Georgia. Atlanta Speech School, Atlanta, GA.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, May). How babies talk. Infant-Toddler Child Care Meeting. Frank Porter Graham Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, May). The benefits of playful learning: What does the research tell us? Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Ontario, Canada.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2010, March). Play power! A better way to grow smart and happy kids for the 21st century. Children Together Conference, Alexandria VA.

Golinkoff, R. M., Papas, M., & Fina, N. (2010, March). Educating children with hearing loss: Delaware needs a new model now. State Council for Persons with Disabilities, Middletown, DE.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, December). A mandate for playful learning. Conference entitled, “Playful Learning: The Role of Play in Early Childhood Education Settings,” sponsored by the Office of Planning Research and Evaluation of the Administration for Children and Families, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, December). The 6Cs: Preparing children for success in the 21st century. Executive meeting of America’s Promise Alliance, Medford, MA.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, November). Play power! A better way to grow smart and happy kids for the 21st century. Parenting Tools Lecture series, Olympia, WA.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, October). Speaking out for the role of language in reading and school achievement. National Academy of Sciences Workshop on the Role of Language in School Learning: Implications for Closing the Achievement Gap. Menlo Park, CA.

Golinkoff, R.M. (2009, April). The power of play: Preparing 21st century children for a global world. Fifth Annual School Readiness Symposium, Fairfax, VA.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, May). Playing for the future: The 6 C’s. Association of Children’s Museum Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2009, July). How do young children learn verbs? Plenary address, 11th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, December). How do children learn words?: A view from the radical middle. D.O. Hebb Lecture, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Golinkoff, R. M. & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2008, December). Playing for the future. Central Region of Jumpstart for Young Children, Chicago, IL.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, November). Play = Learning: Preparing 21st century children for a global world. National Children’s Museum, Washington, D.C.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, November). Play = learning: How play motivates children’s academic and social development. Waldorf School, Baltimore, MD.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R. M., & Goksun, T. (2008, June). Trading spaces: When language meets “universal” components in events. The ins and outs of spatial language: From theory to practice. SILC (Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center) Conference, University of Chicago.

Golinkoff, R. M. & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2008, May). The power of play. Keynote address, University of Pennsylvania, Annual Cross-University Collaborative Mentoring Conference.

Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Goksun, T., Roseberry, S., Pulverman, R., Pruden, S. (2008, April). Foundations of verb learning: How infants view motion events. Princeton University Mini-Conference on Language Acquisition (organizer: A. Goldberg).

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, March). What’s play got to do with it? Workshop for Delaware Association of Teachers of Preschools and Kindergartens. Newark, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, February). Ethical considerations in research with families and young children. Invited to speak to graduate students as part of a research training certification program. University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, February). Raising successful children for the 21st century: It’s simpler than you think! Temple Beth Emeth Education Week Speaker, Wilmington, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2007, November). How do babies learn to talk? Keynote speaker to Women of Promise Dinner Event, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2007, May). Play = Learning: What play tells us about how children learn. Keynote for the Focus on Play Preconference for the Association of Children’s Museums Conference in Chicago.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2007, May). The play imperative: Raising successful children for the 21st century. Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2007, March). Language development. Keynote address for Eastern Psychological Association Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2007, March). Play = Learning: How play motivates and enhances children’s cognitive and social-emotional growth. Impact of Practices with Educational Technologies on Cognition. Santiago, Chile.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2006, November). What’s new in language development and why educators should care. Learning & the Brain conference sponsored by the Mind, Brain & Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston University, School of Education, and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Boston, MA.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K., (2006, November). Breaking the language barrier: The view from the radical middle. Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2006, November). What playing around can do for your brain. Learning & the Brain conference sponsored by the Mind, Brain & Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston University, School of Education, and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Boston, MA.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2006, October). How do babies learn to talk? Spoken language development in children with cochlear implants. A. I. DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2006, October). How do babies learn to talk? University of Delaware’s Bright Minds program (designed to attract exceptional high school students; only outstanding lecturers invited to present). Newark, DE.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2006, September). Breaking the language barrier: The view from the radical middle. Temple University, 1st Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2006, May). Active bodies, active minds: Learning opportunities in children’s museums. Port Discovery Children’s Museum Education Advisory Council, Baltimore, MD.

Pulverman, R., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2005, July). The relationship between event processing and lexical acquisition: A crosslinguistic study of infants’ attention to motion events. International Association for the Study of Child Language conference, Berlin, Germany.

Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Maguire, M., Pulverman, R., & Pruden, S. (2005, June). A rose is a rose but a scene is not a scene: Languages encode events differently. Words and World Conference at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Singer, D. (2005, June). Why play = learning. PLAY=LEARNING conference at Yale University (sponsored by Fisher-Price, Inc.), New Haven, CT.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2005, June). Building a strong foundation for life: How early learning experiences shape the lifelong learner. Plenary address for the Birth to Three Institute, Washington, DC.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2005, April). A career of research: Challenges and triumphs, or What’s new in language acquisition? Keynote address for the 20th Annual LVAIC Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Cedar Crest College, PA.

Golinkoff, R. M., (2001, August). Eleven hours of talks on lexical acquisition and research methodology at the Winter Institute, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2001, June) What’s new in language acquisition in the last 10 years. Book Fair, Mexico City, Mexico.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2000, December). Breaking the language barrier: How do babies do it? International Linguistics Association, New York, NY.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2000, August). What’s new in language acquisition in the last 15 years? International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Washington, DC.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2000, June). What have we learned about language and language acquisition in the last 15 years? Plenary speaker for Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, subgroup of the Modern Language Association, Wilmington, DE.

Golinkoff, R. M. (2000, June). How do babies learn to talk? First Annual College of Human Services, Education, and Public Policy Alumni Address, University of Delaware.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2000, May). Breaking the word learning barrier: A change in developmental thinking. Stanford University Conference on “Finding the words.”

Golinkoff, R. M. , & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (1999, September). Breaking the language barrier: How babies do it and scientists study it. Presented to GALA’ 99 Conference, Potsdam, Germany.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1998, August). Savoring the banquet. Convocation Address, presented to 4,000 incoming freshmen. University of Delaware.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1998, May). Why teach a second language early? Presented to International Education: The Key to Delaware’s Economic Success in the Global Economy, University of Delaware.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (1998, April). King Solomon was right: Biblical injunctions against divided theories of word learning. Presented in a debate against N. Akhtar and M. Tomasello at the International Conference on Infant Studies.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1998, April). Trends and transitions in language acquisition: Looking for the missing piece. Presented to the Developmental Neuropsychology Group at the International Conference on Infant Studies.

Tucker, M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Hollich, G., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1997, May). A change is afoot: Emergentist theories in language acquisition. Conference on Downward Causation, Aarhus, Denmark.

Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Hollich, G. (1997, May). Emerging cues for early word learning. Carnegie-Mellon Conference on Emergentist Views of Language Acquisition.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1997, May). What infants can teach us about language development. University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1997, April). Language comprehension made easy: Tracing young children’s early language competencies. Keynote address, Rowan University, Undergraduate Psychology Conference.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., Hollich, G., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1996, December). Introducing the 3-D intermodal preferential looking paradigm. Australian Conference on Methods to Study Language Acquisition.

Golinkoff, R. M. , Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Schweisguth, M. A. (1996, September). A reappraisal of young children's knowledge of grammatical morphemes. Potsdam Conference on Language Acquisition, East Berlin, Germany.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1995, October). When does "rabbit" mean "rabbit?" University of Buffalo Conference on Word Learning.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1993, April). Why lexical principles? New York Child Language Meeting.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., Tucker, M., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1993, February). Dynamical systems: Reinterpreting prosodic bootstrapping. International Conference on Signal to Syntax: Bootstrapping from Speech to Grammar in Early Acquisition. Brown University, Providence, RI.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1992, June). What are lexical principles and how do they work? Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1991, May). Principles in language acquisition: Advance or retreat? Gatlinburg Conference on Mental Retardation.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1991, May). Constructivist explanations for language acquisition may be insufficient: The case for language-specific principles. Discussion of Lois Bloom's plenary address. Jean Piaget Society.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1988, June). Language comprehension: A new look at some old themes. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Conference on Biobehavioral Bases of Language Development.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (1987, October). A new picture of language development: Evidence from comprehension. Boston Child Language Conference.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (1987, October). From evidence to explanation: Using comprehension data to inform theories of language acquisition. Boston Child Language Conference.

Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (1987, March). The origins of grammar are revealed in a new language comprehension paradigm. New York Child Language Meeting.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1980, May). Infant social cognition: Self, people, and objects. Discussion of Michael Lewis' plenary address. Jean Piaget Society Tenth Annual Symposium.

Golinkoff, R. M. (1975, June). The relationship between spelling-to-sound correspondences, reading readiness, and skilled reading. Discussion of Richard Venezky's paper. Second Delaware Symposium on Curriculum, Learning and Instruction, University of Delaware.

 

ADDITIONAL TALKS, KEYNOTES, PLENARY ADDRESSES, WORKSHOPS, IN-SERVICE PRESENTATIONS BASED ON EINSTEIN NEVER USED FLASH CARDS or HOW BABIES TALK

April, 2010
Newark Kindergarten and Development, Newark, DE

November, 2009
Mom’s Club, Bible Fellowship Church, Newark, DE

November, 2008
Newark Mom’s Club, Newark, DE

March, 2008
Laboratory Preschool, University of Delaware

October, 2007
United Way Women in Local Leadership Event, Jacksonville, FL

October 2007
Hands On Children’s Museum, Olympia, WA

September, 2007
Good Shepherd Church, Middletown, DE

February, 2007
United Methodist Church, Newark, DE

October, 2006
DuPage Children’s Museum, Chicago, IL

August, 2006
Governor Timothy M. Kaine’s Smart Beginnings Summit, Richmond, VA

May, 2006
Legacies and Legos: The 2006 Florida Early Learning Quality Initiative Symposium, Orlando, FL

March, 2006
Atlanta Speech School, Atlanta, GA

November, 2005
Mom’s Club of Middletown, Middletown, DE

November, 2005
Parents as Teachers state-wide inservice meeting, Dover, DE

October, 2005
Waldorf School, Baltimore, MD

August, 2005
Workshop for Early Childhood Teachers, Christina School District

May, 2005
Parent-Child Home Program Conference. Garden City, LI

April, 2005
Prince George’s County Interagency Early Childhood Conference: Celebrating Children. Greenbelt, MD

March, 2005
United Methodist Church. Newark, DE

November, 2004
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Indianapolis, IN

October, 2004
The Children’s Museum, Appleton, WI

October, 2004
Utah’s Early Childhood Special Education Conference. Provo, UT

October, 2004
Wellesley Mothers Forum Group. Wellesley, MA

October, 2004
Little Sprouts Day Care Center Annual Conference. Provo, UT

October, 2004
Proctor & Gamble Creativity Group. Cincinnati, OH

September, 2004
New Jersey Library Association. Bridgewater, NJ

September, 2004
Port Discovery, Children’s Museum. Baltimore, MD

July, 2004
Jigsaw Toys Conference, Cincinnati, OH

June, 2004
American Library Association. Orlando, FL

May, 2004
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA

May, 2004
West Virginia Reading Conference. Charleston, WV

May, 2004
Association of Children’s Museums. New Orleans, LA

April, 2004
Minnesota Children’s Museum. St. Paul, MN

April, 2004
Playing to Learn Conference. Venice, FL

September, 2003
Twenty-first Century Learner Conference. Washington, D.C.