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Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by Marcia L. Tate, CEO, Developing Minds, Inc.
Sponsored by Frog Street Press
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Many years ago a book was written titled, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. When it comes to teaching and learning, this title is so accurate. In this edWebinar, experience at least ten of the 20 strategies that all teachers should use to deliver instruction, regardless of the grade level or content area of the student. These brain-compatible strategies are used most often in kindergarten but should be used by all teachers to maximize memory and minimize forgetting. When teachers provide visuals and storytelling and students have opportunities to draw, sing, and move, content is remembered. PreK-12 teachers, teacher leaders, curriculum specialists, teacher assistants, and administrators will benefit from this webinar. Learn the names of the 20 strategies and the research behind why these strategies work for PreK through 12th grade and college students, as well as adults. This edWebinar has been called professionally and personally enlightening and so much fun!
About the Presenter
Marcia Tate, educational consultant and CEO, Developing Minds, Inc., has presented to over 500,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and business and community leaders at local, state, national, and international conferences. Previously, she was the executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System in Decatur, GA. During her 30-year career, she was a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development director. She is the author of eight best-sellers: Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain; Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Brain Power; Science Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain; Reading & Language Arts Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Literacy Strategies that Engage the Brain; Mathematics Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Numeracy Strategies That Engage the Brain; Social Studies Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain; Shouting Won’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques to Detour Around the Danger Zones; and “Sit and Get” Won’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain; and her latest book, Formative Assessment in a Brain-Compatible Classroom: How Do We Really Know They’re Learning?
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