Brain-based Teaching Strategies - Re-invigorating your Classes

As a primary or secondary teacher, this course will engage you with research-based and classroom-proven strategies to see how, irrespective of disciplines, brain-based teaching and learning can be used to motivate, engage and deepen learning, to boost classroom success.

The course is practical and will offer you a repertoire of classroom-based strategies to use immediately with content, activities or syllabi that you are currently working with.

Topics covered

  • What is brain-based learning? How are brain-based  strategies used in classrooms?
  • What is Whole Brain Teaching (WBT)?
  • Role-modelling so you can see, hear and feel HOW the  strategies are used in your classrooms
  • Learning and engaging with the 12 brain-based principles
  • Gaining practical tools of engagement for more active  classrooms
  • Discovering (and remembering) the secrets to accurate memory  and recall
  • Getting the inside secrets of how to influence your student's  brain chemistry
  • Brain-friendly tools and strategies for literacy instruction  across all   disciplines

Cost

$275 (incl. GST)

Course length

One day class of six hours.

Dates and venue for 2017

For 2017 dates please contact the Professional Development Office:

edu-shortcourses@monash.edu

Juliette Coloca
+61 3 9905 2700

Karla Wells-Duerr
+61 3 9905 2911

Application form

To register for this course, please download and  complete:

Application form (pdf) or Application form (docx).

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this  course.

Assessment

Class participation, the presenter will identify a  variety of practical tasks during the course.

Recognition

This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) 1.2, 2.5 (part), 3.1, 3.3, 4.1, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.4.

You will gain a Certificate of Completion.