Full course description
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Date and time
Monday 6 May 2024, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne
Brainpower: Enhancing Brain-Friendly Learning is an innovative course designed for teachers, educators and education enthusiasts eager to delve into the fascinating world of neuroscience and its practical applications in education.
How does learning manifest in the brain, and what does this mean for our students?
What patterns exist in every person’s memory, and how can we employ these patterns within the classroom?
Why does student attention seem to be faltering, and how might this be ameliorated?
Brainpower is an engaging course designed for teachers, educators, and education enthusiasts eager to delve into the fascinating world of neuroscience and its practical applications in education. This innovative and highly practical course bridges the gap between complex neurological theories and day-to-day pedagogy, enabling educators to create more engaging, effective, and brain-friendly learning environments.
- greater understanding of the brain's primary function and the links to student development within the classroom.
- tools to delineate the nine principles of human memory and demonstrate how each aligns with both pedagogy and study practices.
- strategies to outline the three levels of attention and consider how each can be supported (or thwarted) while learning.
Dr Jared Cooney Horvath
Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath is an award-winning cognitive neuroscientist, best-selling author and renowned keynote speaker with expertise in human learning, memory and brain stimulation. Dr. Horvath has published six books and over 60 research articles and is an honorary researcher at the University of Melbourne and St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. His research has been featured in The New York Times, WIRED, BBC, The Economist, PBS's Nova and ABC’s Catalyst.
Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes