Neuroscience in Education

Neuroscience in Education

10:30 - 11:15Building Strong Children

Can we incorporate the best ideas from fields such as student well-being, resilience, grit, mindfulness, growth mindset, neuroscience and positive psychology to ensure our children thrive in the classroom and beyond? David will review the evidence for and against these approaches and present practical ways teachers can introduce these ideas in to their schools.

Language : English

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11:30 - 12:15Are We Ready For The New World?

Education prepares children to be successful as scholars, citizens and workers. David will explore the core skills (confidence, communication and curiosity) required to thrive in all three areas and will showcase some of the ways teachers can integrate these across the curriculum.

Language : English

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12:30 - 13:15Creativity In The Classroom

What is creativity? Can it be taught? David will share ways this vital skill can be developed in the classroom to improve educational outcomes for all students. Apply the ideas presented in this session and you will never again hear a student say ‘I’m not creative’.

Language : English

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13:15 - 14:00Student Well being in Education

The presentation will look at how we approach student well being in schools with a particular focus on the work we do at Safa. It will provide examples of how we record and track well being over time and the systems we put in place to try and improve well being.
It will look at our school “wellness model” and our inclusive approach.

Language : English

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14:00 - 14:45How We Really Learn

David will share the latest on his ground-breaking model of how we learn which has helped students and teachers across the world improve their power to learn across all subjects. The session is packed with examples, games, experiments and ideas you can use immediately to boost our capacity to learn. 

Language : English

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15:00 - 15:45Memory: Registration, Retention, Recall and Review

David will reveal ways we can all improve our memory and perform better in school. Neuroscientists are discovering more about how we think, forget, motivate ourselves, become bored and why we perform well or badly in exams. We can use these fascinating insights to help children achieve their full potential.   

Language : English

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16:00 - 16:45A Teenager’s Survival Kit

Based on his recent research with teenage brain cancer survivors David will share their thoughts on the seven essentials for a happy and successful life. The seven essentials are just as relevant to teachers, parents and school leaders as they are to teenagers. These seven universal themes could form the basis of a school mission statement or a guide to living well.  

Language : English

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10:30 - 11:15The Qualities of Great Leaders

Are you a great leader? David will share the qualities of great school leaders and tips on how to develop these 
in the classroom for both teachers and students.
 

Language : English

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11:30 - 12:15How We Really Learn

David will share the latest on his ground-breaking model of how we learn which has helped students and teachers across the world improve their power to learn across all subjects. The session is packed with examples, games, experiments and ideas you can use immediately to boost our capacity to learn. 

Language : English

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12:30 - 13:15Memory: Registration, Retention, Recall and Review

David will reveal ways we can all improve our memory and perform better in school. Neuroscientists are discovering more about how we think, forget, motivate ourselves, become bored and why we perform well or badly in exams. We can use these fascinating insights to help children achieve their full potential.   

Language : English

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13:15 - 14:00Student well-being and mindfulness and their importance in Primary Schools

The talk will be about how Victory Heights Primary School puts well-being and mindfulness at the heart of what they do and how it is an integral part of our curriculum. Also, how we have incorporated the 'Ten Keys to Happier Living' into our school ethos and ensure our children are taught the truly important lessons in life.

Language : English

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14:00 - 14:45Creativity In The Classroom

What is creativity? Can it be taught? David will share ways this vital skill can be developed in the classroom to improve educational outcomes for all students. Apply the ideas presented in this session and you will never again hear a student say ‘I’m not creative’.

Language : English

Speaker:

15:00 - 15:45Are We Ready For The New World?

Education prepares children to be successful as scholars, citizens and workers. David will explore the core skills (confidence, communication and curiosity) required to thrive in all three areas and will showcase some of the ways teachers can integrate these across the curriculum.

Language : English

Speaker:

16:00 - 16:45Building Strong Children

Can we incorporate the best ideas from fields such as student well-being, resilience, grit, mindfulness, growth mindset, neuroscience and positive psychology to ensure our children thrive in the classroom and beyond? David will review the evidence for and against these approaches and present practical ways teachers can introduce these ideas in to their schools.

Language : English

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10:20 - 11:00Building Strong Children

Can we incorporate the best ideas from fields such as student well-being, resilience, grit, mindfulness, growth mindset, neuroscience and positive psychology to ensure our children thrive in the classroom and beyond? David will review the evidence for and against these approaches and present practical ways teachers can introduce these ideas in to their schools.

Language : English

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11:10 - 11:50Are We Ready For The New World?

Education prepares children to be successful as scholars, citizens and workers. David will explore the core skills (confidence, communication and curiosity) required to thrive in all three areas and will showcase some of the ways teachers can integrate these across the curriculum.

Language : English

Speaker:

12:10 - 12:50Creativity In The Classroom

What is creativity? Can it be taught? David will share ways this vital skill can be developed in the classroom to improve educational outcomes for all students. Apply the ideas presented in this session and you will never again hear a student say ‘I’m not creative’.

Language : English

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12:50 - 13:30Wellbeing at Jumeira Baccalaureate School through appreciative inquiry

The session will focus on how JBS has made a start to engage and motivate staff to discover what wellbeing at the school currently is, what we like it to be, what we need to plan and implement to allow for improved student wellbeing and student achievement.

Language : English

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13:30 - 14:10How We Really Learn

David will share the latest on his ground-breaking model of how we learn which has helped students and teachers across the world improve their power to learn across all subjects. The session is packed with examples, games, experiments and ideas you can use immediately to boost our capacity to learn. 

Language : English

Speaker:

14:30 - 15:10Memory: Registration, Retention, Recall and Review

David will reveal ways we can all improve our memory and perform better in school. Neuroscientists are discovering more about how we think, forget, motivate ourselves, become bored and why we perform well or badly in exams. We can use these fascinating insights to help children achieve their full potential.   

Language : English

Speaker:

15:20 - 16:00The Qualities of Great Leaders

Are you a great leader? David will share the qualities of great school leaders and tips on how to develop these 
in the classroom for both teachers and students.
 

Language : English

Speaker: