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01 - Oct
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Where:Gaia Hotel, 3600 Broadway Street, American Canyon, California, United States, 94503
NEW Seminar Presented by Jennifer Wittrup Outstanding Educator and International Presenter    Specifically Designed for ALL Educators Who Work With Children and Young Adults: ​ Utilize the research and science behind brain development to foster models for increased engagement and the prevention of psychological stressors which impair student learning. Practice copious mindful strategies to regulate emotions as a whole class, small group or on an individual basis. Strategies for implementing brain based models to foster positive learning environments Strategies to mitigate stress and trauma and provide for students' brains to be engaged, responsive and alert. Practical, innovative techniques that support a trauma informed classroom The latest, most useful websites and research relating to educational neuroscience and the effects of the implementation of practices which will improve emotional response and academic achievement in your students. ​ This is not a program; but a workshop and framework that combines neuroscience, pedagogy, developmental psychology and cognitive psychology.   What you Will Learn There has never been a more significant time in the history of education than to prepare educators for the emotional social and academic health of all students. Currently, it is estimated that 25%- 30% of all students walking into educational settings are carrying significant anxiety; making learning nearly impossible. Neuroscience is rapidly making its way into the forefront of education. Students experiencing trauma are literally not able to focus or learn successfully and often find themselves in trouble.  Trauma is a psychologically distressing event that is outside the range of human experience and development often involving a sense of fear, anxiety, helplessness, and hopelessness. These intense emotions experienced from trauma block the brain's prefrontal cortex where executive functions are executed. These functions include our ability to pay attention, p
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