Glenn Whitman, Director of The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Md., where he also teaches history joins us to discuss neuroscience in teaching and the Neuroteach Global Project.
Unlocking Emotional Blockades: Neuroscience-Based Tools to Optimize Self-Regulation and Joyful Learning (April 2020)
Free on-demand ASCD Webinar with Judy Willis and Malana Willis. Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes Summary Stress can block successful learning, emotional self-management, and memory. Neuroscience research has highlighted stressors that cause learners to “act out,” “zone out,” or give up, resulting in decreased learning and reduction in emotional self-management. The most frequent stressors directly linked to learning experiences are … Read More
Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience (Apr 2019)
Free On-Demand ASCD Webinar with Jay McTighe and Judy Willis Duration: 1 hour, 5 minues Summary In this webinar, Jay McTighe and Judy Willis examine how the neuroscience of learning intersects with the Understanding by Design® framework. Using ideas outlined in their new book, Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience, they will explore What the brain needs in order to … Read More