Learning & the Brain is one of the premiere education conferences in the world with its first conference in 1999. Throughout the years, the Learning & the Brain conference has given educators a platform to share and learn groundbreaking ideas which have slowly but surely transformed classrooms and schools around the world.
Staying true to its form, this year’s Learning & the Brain conference will feature over 50 speakers from all over the world, including Lisa Damour, Bessel A. Van der Kolk, Wendy Suzuki, and Judson Brewer.
The theme of this year’s conference is "Post-Pandemic Brains: Teaching and Treating Students with Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, and Academic Learning Loss,” and it will delve into issues surrounding the effects of the pandemic on learning including stress, trauma, and learning loss.
In keeping with the times, Learning & the Brain recognizes that we’re living in a time when a person’s gifts, talents and passions are becoming increasingly valuable to their future potential. This is why this year’s conference will focus on equipping educators with the kind of skills and knowledge required to bring the best out of their students.
The conference will also delve deeper into learning disorders while offering some practical solutions along the way. Educators in attendance will leave with a better understanding of the cognitive processes behind learning and how the human brain learns while helping educators to better understand the process by which the human brain works at different stages of development.
The ideas, information, and materials shared at the conference will be based on the latest scientific evidence with advice, examples, and tools for practical application in classrooms, schools, and in clinical practice.
Close to celebrating two decades of existence, Learning & the Brain prides itself on bringing together education professionals from the United States, Canada, and over 80 countries from around the globe. Its goal has always been to facilitate the advancement of education, based on the latest scientific research and practical knowledge.
This has led to the spread of innovative approaches that are led by interdisciplinary collaboration and practical application. Most of the ideas shared at Learning & the Brain conferences promote intersectionality between education, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines which aim to enrich the development of the human being. As such, conferences are targeted at educators and clinicians that are working from the Pre-K level to university.
These education conferrences and summer institutes provide professional development for K-12 and university level educators.
November 10-12, 2017
Merging Minds & Technology: Transform Schools with Neuroscience, Robots, Makerspaces, and Virtual Reality
November 17-19, 2016
Engaged, Empowered Minds: Using Brain Science To Educate Ethical 21st Century Citizens And Problem Solvers
November 13-15, 2015
The Science of Character: Using Brain Science to Raise Student Self-Regulation, Resilience and Respect