Professional Development: How to Grow a Child's Brain
With the right conditions and appropriate support, the brain can grow to its fullest potential. Join us to learn priceless leading techniques and information from Neuroscience.
Friday, May 5
1:00pm - 4:00pm (PT)
HOW TO GROW A CHILD’S BRAIN
Is it possible to grow a child’s brain? Definitely YES! Active living and learning builds the best brain. With the right conditions and appropriate support, the brain can grow to its fullest potential setting the path for life long learning. However, it takes years of well chosen experiences interacting with teachers, parents, elders and the community to wire the billions of complex neural circuits needed for -- language, emotions, math, logic, etc. This optimistic presentation will demonstrate how to do this in a fun and interactive way. Learn priceless leading techniques and information from Neuroscience. Teachers, caregivers, parents and children need to know - “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it, EARLY!”
Facilitator: Gary Anaka
Gary Anaka is a Brain-based Learning Facilitator with over 34 years of teaching experience in the public school system. He has been presenting motivational keynotes and workshops in the new field of Applied Educational Neuroscience since 1997 to tens of thousands of educators, parents, students, professionals and the general public across Canada. His sessions offer genuine practical help for everyone and he believes in wellness through education to support healthy living for people of all ages. He is well-known for his high energy, fun and totally engaging sessions. He is the author of four books called the Brain Coach Guides series covering children, teens, adults and seniors. The scope of his work can be viewed at www.braincoach.ca