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26 January 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

BRAIN-FRIENDLY LEARNING

STU Member Fee: $79 (incl. 7% GST)
Other Union Member Fee: $109 (incl. 7% GST)
Standard Fee: $129 (incl. 7% GST)
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In this interactive workshop, teachers will learn how to maximise their students’ learning abilities by capitalising on two important facts about the brain. First, the plasticity of the brain – which has an amazing ability to continuously reorganise itself on a moment-to-moment basis depending on the stimuli it is exposed to. This means that for every second that a student spends in the classroom, teachers have an invaluable opportunity to stimulate brain growth.

Second, the brain is designed to process, remember and recall certain kinds of information more than others. By knowing how to make information more brain-friendly, teachers will be able to plan their lesson enactment and align their teaching to the way students’ brains learn best.

In this experiential workshop, teachers will learn the six principles of brain-friendly teaching. They will also pick up specific and easy-to-implement classroom strategies that can be used immediately to boost attention, learning and achievement among students. These purposeful strategies can help to increase knowledge retention. Teachers will learn how to use structured peer discussions to encourage their students to verbalise their learning. With the resulting increase in self-esteem, students will become more intrinsically motivated to learn.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

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    Use learning strategies which incorporate the six principles of brain-friendly teaching
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    Create a safe learning environment for students to interact with one another
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    Identify strategies that calm the brain and free up working memory
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Funding (subject to eligibility)

Date / Time

Date:
26 January 2018
Time:
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact Info

Phone:
(+65) 6296 0563
Email:
programmes@educare.sg

Venue

Singapore Teachers’ Union
583 Serangoon Road 218197 + Google Map
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