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January 22nd, 2013
Press Release: Congressional Briefing on Neuroscience in the Classroom
BrainWare Safari will host a Congressional Briefing in cooperation with Representative Danny K. Davis focusing on Neuroscience in the Classroom on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2103.The session will examine how the brain learns and how that knowledge is being applied in America’s classrooms to significantly impact student outcomes. The findings have implications for policymakers, educators, students and parents. The presenters will provide briefing attendees with information about neuroscience in the classroom from three different perspectives; theory, research and classroom.
The presenters are: Dr. Patricia Wolfe, international authority on the application of neuroscience research to classroom practice, author of “Brain Matters”; Dr. Sarah Avtzon, a researcher and Director of Early Childhood Education for Daemen College’s Master’s Program in Early Childhood Special Education and Ron Kraft, Superintendent of Hale Area Schools in Hale, Michigan.
Chicago-based BrainWare Safari combines the latest neuroscience with motivating video-game technology into a software program that develops 41 cognitive skills in a comprehensive, integrated and engaging way. BrainWare Safari builds the cognitive skills critical for learning, improving performance across the curriculum, for learners ages 6 through adults. For further information, visit www.MyBrainWare.com or call 877-BRAIN-10 (877-272-4610).