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October 22-23: Jackson, Mississippi

Day 2

​8:00-9:30 - Brain Based Learning and Teaching - how does neuroscience influence learning and teaching?

​9:30-10:30- Gender Differences in Learning​ - in what ways do boys and girls learn differently?

​10:30-1045 – Break

10:45-12:00 – Discerning Your Different Learners​ - how do I uncover the various learning styles in my classroom?

12:00-12:45 Lunch Break

​12:45-1:30 Learning Style Theories​ - ​What is a learning theory, and how can it improve my teaching?

​​1:30-2:00 Emotional Intelligence - How can I cultivate emotional intelligence in my students?

​2:00-2:15 Break

​2:15-3:30 Motivation and Ownership​ - how can I get students to take ownership of their learning?

3:30-5:00- Integrating Learning Styles and Instructional Helps - How do I integrate learning styles into my teaching practices?

​5:00-5:15 Summary and Conclusion

*Yes, I am interested in learning more about the workshop

The Education Global Access Program (E-Gap) is pleased to announce the October 2016 launch of the U.S. 3,000 Teacher Training Program in Jackson, Mississippi. Join the more than 5,000 people around the world who hav benefited from E-Gap's programming to help their students succeed, and learn new and internationally applied strategies, tips, and practical tools for improving your impact in the classroom. 

Primary and elementary school educators, including educators working with libraries, community centers, nonprofits, and volunteer organizations are welcome to join this two-day intensive training workshop that covers topics ranging from emotional intelligence, lesson plan development, gender learning awareness and behavior management and brain based learning. The training is a hands-on, collaborative addition to our 400 hour online training program.

Registration for this event will open in August 2016. The cost is $250 (includes 2 nights in a hotel and all coffee, breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Join the mailing list to learn about scholarship opportunities, speakers, and program updates. Space is limited to 35 participants, so please be sure to contact us early.

Training Agenda

Day 1

​8:00-9:00 - Introduction, overview, personality and learning surveys - who are you and what is your purpose?

​9:00-10:00- Building a Foundation - what is your philosophy of teaching?

​10:00-1015 – Break

10:15-11:45 – Knowing and understanding your Learners-Extending the knowledge of learning styles and personality styles to the students - who are your learners, and how do they learn?

11:45-12:30 Lunch Break

​12:30-2:30 Planning with Your Learners in Mind - how do I create student directed instruction?

​​2:30-3:30 It’s All About Engagement - How can I keep my students engaged in the lesson?

​3:30-3:45 Break

​3: 45-5:00 Handling Interruptions and Behavior Management - how do I handle the unexpected?

5:00-5:15- Debrief and Recap.  

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