Working the Brain Into Teaching and Learning: Grades K-12 – 2 hours

Meeting old challenges with new ideas can be fraught with mind-boggling confusion if design principles aren’t organized around cognition-friendly curriculum and pedagogy. Participants in this e-course will explore and experiment with learning theory that that embraces new design and cross-curricular strategy that engages brain plasticity. Wrapping learner minds around new knowledge through engaging lessons and strategy that builds capacity are some of the goals of this e-course.

Course Outcomes:

  • Develop working knowledge of the elements that make the cognitive-friendly instructional design.
  • Experiment with learning theory that invokes hands-on, cross-curricular strategy for teaching and learning.
  • Apply methods that capitalize on brain plasticity for higher retention and increased literacy skills.