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Engage in intensive training on the topics of executive functions and memory that have applications in classrooms.
Cost: $795 per person/ $695 per person for groups of 3 or more
Join Us For This Online Summer Institute
From July 20-24, 2020, Learning & the Brain is offering an online Summer Institute.
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This Learning & the Brain Summer Institute will be led by Dr. Judy Willis and assisted by Malana Willis. You will be offered an intensive professional development experience, drawing on findings in affective and social neuroscience. The Institute emphasizes executive skills and memory and retention, and their roles in learning and student achievement.
This program is designed to help individuals and school teams develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to responsibly apply neuroscience and cognitive science findings to the classroom to improve teaching and learning. Active participation is expected throughout this Institute.
Judy Willis, MD, MEd, combined her 15 years as a board-certified practicing neurologist with ten subsequent years as a classroom teacher to become a leading authority in the neuroscience of learning. Dr. Willis has written ten books and more than 100 articles about applying neuroscience research to classroom teaching strategies. Her most recent book is Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from Neuroscience and the Classroom, Revised and Expanded Edition (2020). Dr. Willis is adjunct faculty at Williams College, and travels nationally and internationally giving presentations, workshops, and consulting while continuing to write books and staff expert blogs for NBC News Education Nation, Edutopia, Psychology Today, and The Guardian.
Malana Willis, MEd, has taught elementary school across the grade levels in Oakland and Santa Barbara, California. She taught at the American School of Bilbao in Spain and worked at the Koegel Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her Master of Arts degree in Education and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of California, Berkeley and her BA in psychology from Williams College. Ms. Willis presents annually at the Learning and the Brain summer institute in Santa Barbara, CA and has been writing and presenting with her mother, Dr. Judy Willis on the neuroscience of learning since 2010. Their most recent book is Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from Neuroscience and the Classroom, Revised and Expanded Edition (2020).
Earn up to 20 hours toward professional development credit for various professionals. For details on credit offered, visit our CE credit page or call our office at 781-449-4010 ext. 2.