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This week on The Point
December 15: Playing with STEAM
You’ve probably heard of STEM - the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. But what about STEAM? The added A is for art, and proponents of STEAM say incorporating creativity can boost science learning. On the next Living Lab, you’ll hear from a sculptor and a doctor who’ve teamed up to create a kids game that teaches science with an artistic touch.
December 16: Gluten Freedom
Dr Alessio Fasano, Founder and Director of the Center for Celiac Research at Mass General and Harvard Medical School discusses his book Gluten Freedom.
December 17: Social groups for special needs children
We are social creatures and when your children have difficulties understanding social cues finding play dates and social skills groups can be a challenge. Clinical Psychologist Michael Abruzzese discusses those challenges and what options are available in our area.
December 18: Broadways influence on Jazz
We sit down with jazz musicians Fred Fried, Bruce Abbot and Marcelle Gauvin talk about Broadways influence on jazz and music of the season.
December 19: News Roundup
Area journalists discuss the regions top stories of the week.