Second European Brain Conference

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Second European Brain Conference

Frankfurt International School will host the second European Brain Conference on 8 and 9 April 2010.  Further details regarding cost and registration is available.

The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for educators to learn about the latest in neuroscience research that will help children learn to their maximum capacity. How the brain functions and factors that impact student learning will be examined and explained.

Presenters at the conference will provide information and practical strategies and applications, based on research, which can be used in the classroom to enhance student learning. This two day conference will include group discussion, useful classroom applications and collaboration with researchers, neuroscientists and educators.

Learn how to improve student memory and motivation, how to make your teaching more effective and how to tap in to students’ Natural Learning Systems!

Topics include:
 

  • Mind/brain principles of learning
  • Building critical reading and thinking skills
  • Cognitive learning and study strategies for students
  • Unsolved mysteries of the brain
  • Why sleeping is important to learning
  • Memory and recall
  • Creating and changing mindsets
  • The neural plasticity of giftedness
  • The neurobiology of constructivist learning
  • The brain inspired leader
  • Secrets of the stressed out brain
  • Using critical thinking and effective assessment practices
  • Success for all by differentiation
  • Development of intentional behavior control
  • Neuroscience basis of arithmetical cognition

 
Who should attend?
 

  • K-12 educators
  • Administrators
  • Learning specialists
  • Learning support educators
  • Professional development coordinators
  • Reading specialists

Details at http://www.fis.edu/podium/default.aspx?t=103950