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Using the Science of Learning to Elevate How We Teach and How Students Learn
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Glenn Whitman, Executive Director, The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning
Sponsored by The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning
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This edWebinar, facilitated by the internationally recognized Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning (CTTL), dives into the most promising research and strategies in educational neuroscience that can inform and transform how we teach and how students learn. Glenn Whitman, Executive Director of The CTTL, will use the Science of Learning to teach the Science of Learning. Viewers will be able to return to their school, program, or organization with “next-day,” research-informed strategies that elevate the quality of their teaching, student achievement, and the whole child’s school experience.
Viewers in this edWebinar will be able to:
- Connect, extend, and challenge their current understanding of how the brain learns and classroom practices with new ideas and ways of engaging with students at home or online
- Apply promising research-informed strategies in Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) Science to how they teach and how students learn
- Define and explain the importance of elevating Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) Science in their schools or programs
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers, school and district leaders, instructional specialists, professional development coordinators, and deans of faculty.
About the Presenter
Glenn Whitman is the executive director of The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning (CTTL), and a history teacher at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland. Glenn is the co-author of Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education and co-designer of Neuroteach Global, a web-based professional development platform for educators. He is a former Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence Fellow and author of Dialogue with the Past: Engaging Students and Meeting Standards through Oral History as well as co-editor of Think Differently and Deeply, the international publication of the CTTL. Glenn earned his MALS from Dartmouth College and a BA from Dickinson College. He has presented at more than a dozen public, private, and international school conferences world-wide. Glenn’s most recent publications include: “Every Educator Needs to Know How the Brain Learns” in ASCD Express and “How Brain Research Helped Retool Our School Schedule for Remote Learning” in EdSurge.
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Founded in 2011, The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning creates research-informed professional development solutions centered in Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) Science for educators. The Center’s mission is to use the science of learning to help teachers maximize their effectiveness and help students achieve their highest potential.