Brain-Based Learning: Understand How Students Really Learn - Amsterdam

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Course Description

How can we help students understand better, and remember more from a lesson? Can something that is effective be fun and creative at the same time?

What are the strategies that will help our students save precious time and at the same time make memories more lasting? The answer is definitely no underlining, highlighting, rereading, simple repetition, or end-of-term tests. According to the latest scientific research many commonly used study habits are unproductive, so we need to replace them with practices that actually work and result in durable learning.

Brain-Based Learning refers to techniques that take into account evidence-based information about how our brains work. This course questions and challenges conventional teaching methods which were previously believed to be unquestionable.

The goal of the course is to help educators improve and accelerate the learning process by designing their teaching activities according to what the human brain needs to perform well.

During the course, participants will be actively involved in trying out and reflecting on many different techniques. They will experience first-hand how brain based techniques work and how easy it is to apply them creatively once they understand the underlying principles about attention, context, memory formation, timing, testing, pre-testing and motivation. They will design activities, lessons, and courses that will result in student engagement, better understanding and better retention.

Participants will return home filled with new ideas, new approaches, tips and tricks and a fresh outlook on their teaching process. They will also be able to give students informed advice on how to become better learners by studying smarter, not harder.

And, hopefully, along the way participants will become better learners themselves.

Continue reading: Discover the learning outcomes and the tentative schedule of this course.

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Course category: School Innovation

School Innovation: Both students’ needs and institutional demands nowadays change so quickly that is not always easy to keep up with the latest requirements. These courses provide school principals, managers, and teachers with new tools to face an ever-changing society. Our training courses about project management, entrepreneurship, team building, and mentoring will help you make the most of new trends in school administration. You also have the chance to get familiar with the most interesting educational systems in Europe, such as the German VET system, the Finnish school system, or the Italian preschool education. Finally, you can also explore innovative methodologies to foster a more creative and inclusive school environment.



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20.09.2021 > 25.09.2021
18.10.2021 > 23.10.2021
15.11.2021 > 20.11.2021
20.12.2021 > 25.12.2021
17.01.2022 > 22.01.2022
21.02.2022 > 26.02.2022
21.03.2022 > 26.03.2022
18.04.2022 > 23.04.2022
16.05.2022 > 21.05.2022
20.06.2022 > 25.06.2022
18.07.2022 > 23.07.2022
15.08.2022 > 20.08.2022
19.09.2022 > 24.09.2022
17.10.2022 > 22.10.2022
21.11.2022 > 26.11.2022
16.01.2023 > 21.01.2023
20.02.2023 > 25.02.2023
20.03.2023 > 25.03.2023
17.04.2023 > 22.04.2023
15.05.2023 > 20.05.2023
19.06.2023 > 24.06.2023
17.07.2023 > 22.07.2023
21.08.2023 > 26.08.2023
18.09.2023 > 23.09.2023
16.10.2023 > 21.10.2023
20.11.2023 > 25.11.2023
18.12.2023 > 23.12.2023

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