Dopamine…Acetylcholinem…and Fun

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In an age of Common Core rigor, educators are rediscovering the power of fun.  Brain research shows that when classroom activities are pleasurable, the brain releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter that stimulates memory centers and promotes the release of acetylcholinem, which increases focused attention.  Tools such as LEGO Education’s MINDSTORM robotics technology/curriculum are designed to increase fun and engagement while facilitating learning, thinking and problem-solving.

See how robotics technology enhances student engagement.

Building upon 30 years of student engagement, Innovative Teaching Strategies Sponsor/Presenter LEGO Education offers a hands-on, minds-on approach that helps students actively take ownership of the learning process and develop skills such as creative thinking and problem-solving.

The Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference provides an opportunity for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors and other educators to learn about new insights and strategies for reaching and teaching students PreK-12. It emphasizes evidence-based and novel instructional practices from national-exemplary programs.

Building upon 30 years of student engagement, Innovative Teaching Strategies Sponsor/Presenter LEGO Education offers a hands-on, minds-on approach that helps students actively take ownership of the learning process and develop skills such as creative thinking and problem-solving.

The Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference provides an opportunity for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors and other educators to learn about new insights and strategies for reaching and teaching students PreK-12. It emphasizes evidence-based and novel instructional practices from national-exemplary programs.

FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Rafe Esquith
Master Teacher Motivator & Author ofTeach Like Your Hair’s on Fire!
Lisa Navarra
National Speaker & Founder Child Behavior Consulting
Dr. Thomas Armstrong
Author, Speaker & Neurodiversity Expert
Alfie Kohn
Author & Lecturer on Education, Parenting & Human Behavior

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run International
Fredi Lavjardi
STEM Educator, Inspiration for Spare Parts Movie

Register at http://innovativeteach.com/register.html.

Advance Registration $350
(Until Apr. 30th)

Regular Registration $425

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