33rd Learning & the Brain Conference - Educating Diverse Minds: Using Individual Brain Differences t (LB33)

Venue: The Westin Copley Place, Boston

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 16, 2012 End Date/Time: Nov 18, 2012
Registration Date: Nov 02, 2012
Early Registration Date: Aug 15, 2012
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Description

All brains are different, having been sculpted by genes, experiences, adversity, culture, home/school/today's environments, parenting, maturation & neural variation. Discover the diversity of students' brains and ways to teach to those differences.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

You will gain knowledge about:

Neural differences and strategies for LD, ADHD and autism
How teaching and brain diversity shape cognition and learning
Why genes and experiences affect learning and life outcomes
Ways parents, teachers and culture influence brain development
Strategies for teaching diverse, special and inclusion classrooms
Effects of stress, socioeconomics and adversity on achievement
Using brain strengths and differentiated teaching to reach all learners
Brain differences in language, reading, math and bilingual abilities
Role of adolescence and maturation on memory, reason and learning
Impact of early education and Montessori methods on the brain

Venue

10 Huntington Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
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