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ALL STAFF - PRIMARY AND SECONDARY - FRIDAY 10 AUG 2018

SPECIAL EVENT - BUILDING A LEARNING BRAIN: NEUROSCIENCE & THE STUDENT BRAIN - REPEAT BY POPULAR DEMAND

ALL STAFF - JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY INCL. SPECIAL ED

PRESENTED BY DR DONNA NITSCHKE, EDUCATIONAL NEUROSCIENTIST IN THE CLASSROOM, DECD

This workshop explores how to enrich learning experiences for all children including those who experience difficulties with working memory, executive function, behaviour and organisational skills, or have a diagnosed disability such as Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is interactive with a practical focus. The 3-part session covers: 1) What cognitive neuroscience tells us about how learning occurs 2) the importance and development of executive functioning, and 3) How to apply this knowledge in the classroom (and for ourselves!). Learning outcomes include:

  • Preparing students’ brains for learning
  • Exploring executive function and neuroplasticity
  • Assisting with problem solving – social and academic challenges
  • Helping students improve their personal learning skills
  • Understanding the role of emotion and emotion regulation in learning and positive behaviour
  • Optimising student wellbeing, resilience and persistence in the face of challenges
  • Navigating the upper primary and secondary environment

THIS SESSION IS A REPEAT OF A SESSION HELD IN TERM 1 THAT CLOSED REGISTRATIONS DUE TO REACHING CAPACITY.

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Event Properties

Event Date 10/08/2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 10/08/2018 3:30 pm
Register by 08/08/2018 9:00 am
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00


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