Vanessa Rodriguez was honored with the prestigious Harvard Graduate School of Education's Nan Haar Award for outstanding work by a graduate student in Mind, Brain and Education
The Harvard Ed. Magazine recently featured Vanessa Rodriguez and Michelle (Billie) Fitzpatrick discussing their collaboration on the upcoming book The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education. The book, released November 17th is written to appeal to a broad audience, as Vanessa is quoted saying "This book is for parents, too. Everyone is a teacher".
Publishers Weekly came out in strong support of the Teaching Brain calling it "both convincing and steeped in common sense". See more here - http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-59558-996-5.
Vanessa Rodriguez - Teacher, researcher and founder of the Teaching Brain project