Session 1: The Secrets of Human Thinking
Believe it or not, the brain doesn’t function in the manner we’ve long thought. During this session, we will dive into the surprising (and often counterintuitive) secrets behind how the brain works to make sense of reality. The keystone concepts explored will change the way you think about learning and highlight the importance of developing a clear and coherent course philosophy.
Session 2: The Learning Trajectory / Assessment
This session will examine the foundations of human learning. How do people take in, personalize, and utilize new knowledge? Underpinning
this exploration will be a discussion of Learning Objectives, the importance of aligning these to the unique level of student learning, and how these guide assessment practices.
Session 3: Memory
We know it’s important…but how exactly does it work? In this session, we will explore how memory works, how memory fails, and how best to support it to ensure learners form deep, lasting memories of newly
Session 4: Attention / Engagement
We learn only that which we attend to. So, how exactly does attention work and how can we ensure students are focusing it properly? During
this session, we will dissect attention, how it works, and how to guide it effectively in both live and digital environments.