Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning - Online Book Study
Title: Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning.
Description: In this class, educators will read and discuss Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning, a book published in 2019 that examines how to apply the latest research in mind, brain, and education (MBE) science to the classroom. Written by Dr. Pooja Argarwal, a cognitive neuroscientist and Patrice Bain, Ed.S., a veteran K-12 educator, author, speaker, and finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year, Powerful Teaching blends the science of learning with real-world application. Through completely online sessions, participants will discuss the current research presented on educational neuroscience, how the brain learns, and the resulting implications for the classroom. Weekly reading and online discussions allow participants to collaborate and learn together while also providing flexibility for busy schedules.
Schedule: 10 weeks for the participants
Week 1: Opens 2/3 Personal Introductions and Group Norms (Read Introduction of book)
Week 2: Opens 2/10 Chapters 1 and 2
Week 3: Opens 2/17 Chapter 3
Week 4: Opens 2/24 Chapter 4
Week 5: Opens 3/2 Chapter 5
Week 6: Opens 3/9 Chapter 6
Week 7: Opens 3/16 Chapter 7
Week 8: Opens 3/23 Chapter 8
Week 9: Opens 3/30 Chapter 9
Week 10: Opens 4/6 Chapters 10 and 11
April 26th - Reflections due.
Number: Book study is capped at 50 participants
Registration Fee: 100.00 (no refunds after 1/31/2020)
Book Study Expectations:
2.5 hours per week of independent work time commitment
Certificate for 30 hours continuing education hours for re-licensure will be provided
Books are not included in registration but they can be purchased on Amazon or Kindle devices.
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