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November 28th, 2012
Press Release: Neuroscience in Education Webinar: How May I Serve You?—Connecting Authentically with Students
CHICAGO, IL (November 27, 2012) – Learning Enhancement Corporation (LEC), makers of award-winning BrainWare Safari cognitive development software and sponsors of the Neuroscience in Education webinar series, announced the final event of the 2012 series, scheduled for December 14. The topic is How May I Serve You?—Connecting Authentically with Students.
The upcoming webinar will feature Dr. Lori Desautels, author of How May I ServeYou?, and will explore topics such as the power of the question, the issues with standardized testing, how to help students deal with stress, the concept of individualized learning plans, and other subjects that can help both novice and experienced teachers rise above education as usual.
According to Dr. Marc Meyer, Director of Education for The Hawn Foundation, How May I Serve You? Is a “must read” that “combines theory, pedagogy and personal reflection directed toward helping children grow into inquisitive, resilient, collegial and emotionally sound adults.” In the books, Dr. Desautels tells story after story of ways that teachers have found to connect with students in different and authentic ways to help them overcome despondence, alienation, and feelings of worthlessness, and to help them persist in school and in life.
Dr. Desautels teaches at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN, where she also serves as a university supervisor and instructor for the Indianapolis Teaching Fellows and Teach for America program. She has experience with emotionally handicapped students, as a school counselor and as a private practice counselor. Dr. Desautel’s passion is engaging her student teachers through helping them understand the application of neuroscience in education.
There is no charge to participate in the Neuroscience in Education Webinars, but registration is required. Registration is available at www.MyBrainWare.com/webinars/.
Since its inception in January 2011, the Neuroscience in Education Webinar Series has covered a broad range of topics, including: interviews with Dr. Patricia Wolfe, author of Brain Matters, and David Shenk, author of The Genius in All of Us; Brain Friendly Classroom Practices; The Promise of Technology in Developing 21st Century Skills; Building Students’ Cognitive Capacity and Emotional Intelligence; and Remediating Working Memory, Executive Functions and Processing in Students with SLD. Recordings of previous webinars can also be accessed at www.MyBrainware.com/webinars/.
About Learning Enhancement Corporation
Learning Enhancement Corporation has developed a software platform for learning that combines the latest neuroscience with motivating video-game technology. Its flagship product, BrainWare Safari, develops 41 cognitive skills in a comprehensive, integrated and engaging way. BrainWare Safari was named one of the Top 100 Products of 2011 by District Administration Magazine, and has earned an impressive array of awards including the Software and Information Industry CODiE Award as Best Education Game or Simulation; a Parents’ Choice Award, a Teachers’ Choice for the Family Award; a Mom’s Choice Award; a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers; the Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval; and the Academics’ Choice Mindspring Award. LEC won the EdNET Rookie of the Year Award in 2006, honoring the most promising venture with the greatest potential to be a significant player in the education industry in the coming years. For further information, visit www.MyBrainWare.com or call 877-BRAIN-10 (877-272-4610).
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