Schedule

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Monday

July 16

12:30 PM –1:00 PM

Registration

1:00 PM –5:30 PM

Introductions & overview

Working memory: a critical yet limited resource

Anticipating WM overload

Identifying WM overload

Mitigating and solving WM problems

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Dinner at Scoozi in Kenmore Square

 

Tuesday

July 17
 

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Breakfast at University Cafeteria

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

The octopus and the hamsters: the neural basis of long-term memory formation

Encoding strategies (“Desirable Difficulties”)

Retrieval strategies (Blank Page Review)

Resolving conflicts between encoding and retrieval

Wednesday

July 18
 

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Breakfast at University Cafeteria

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

 

Redefining attention

Diagnosing attentional difficulties

Solving alertness problems

Solving orienting problems

Solving executive attention problems

Thursday

July 19
 

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Breakfast at University Cafeteria

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

Theories of motivation

“Charge” vs. “retreat” responses

Internal and external locus of control

Learning goals and performance goals

School and classrooms strategies to promote growth mindset

The Great Stereotype Threat debate

Friday

July 20

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Breakfast at University Cafeteria

8:30 AM–12:00 Noon

7 Habits of Highly Skeptical Teachers

How to read psychology and neuroscience research

Neuromyths, and the hopes that drive them

Sample Lesson Plans

Next steps for a brain-wise teacher

 

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