Title

Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain

Location

Regency Ballroom

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

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Brief Program Description

“If students don’t learn the way we teach them, then we must teach them the way they learn.” Experience 20 brain compatible strategies that maximize understanding and memory. Use music, metaphor, and movement to increase academic achievement and meet current standards for all students. Explore research that shows why these learning strategies are effective and preferable to others. Ensure that brains retain key concepts, not only for tests, but for life!

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Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

PRE-CONFERENCE & KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Marcia L. Tate, Founder and Educational Consultant of Developing Minds, Inc., Conyers, GA

Marcia L. Tate, EdD, is the former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director. She received the Distinguished Staff Development Award for the State of Georgia, and her department was chosen to receive the Exemplary Program Award for the state.

Keyword Descriptors

Brain compatible strategies

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-1-2015 7:10 PM

End Date

3-1-2015 8:10 PM

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Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain

Regency Ballroom

“If students don’t learn the way we teach them, then we must teach them the way they learn.” Experience 20 brain compatible strategies that maximize understanding and memory. Use music, metaphor, and movement to increase academic achievement and meet current standards for all students. Explore research that shows why these learning strategies are effective and preferable to others. Ensure that brains retain key concepts, not only for tests, but for life!