Full course description
Date and Time
Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May 2020, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Independent Schools Victoria, 40 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne
This learning event is right for you if you are a participant from a previous Feuerstein program and wish to learn about Tactile Instrumental Enrichment (IE)
Adapted from the Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment program, Tactile IE is a learning intervention that uses touch and movement in order to enable kinaesthetic and visually impaired learners to explore the world around them in an orderly and clear manner. This then enables their critical thinking skills to grow.
This course is open to participants who have completed FIE Standard One or FIE Basic One.
strategies to help students who suffer from an overload of information to properly Input and Elaborate information
strategies to help learners who suffer from ADHD to train their brain to explore, structure and process information in a sequential and organised manner
learning tools to teach thinking and learning skills which are geared towards the visually impaired leaner
Experience of a hands-on, interactive and engaging learning solution
strategies to help students form mental tactile images and compare them to their existing image library which in turn helps them use complex cognitive processes such as comparison and hypothetical thinking.
Jenny is an experienced educator who has worked at all levels of primary and secondary school over many years. She has held various leadership roles, most recently as Head of a Junior School. Since retiring from this position, her interest in education has not waned and she remains passionate about how we can inspire, facilitate and develop children’s learning and thinking in all aspects of life.
Jenny is a trained and certified Feuerstein mediator who works with a range of individuals and groups.
She has also trained teachers, parents and aides in Victoria and Invercargill (NZ).