The Science of How We Learn (San Francisco, 17–19 February 2017)

Some of the field's pre-eminent names will gather in San Francisco to discuss the latest research into how we learn.

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A consensus is emerging from mind, brain, cognitive and education research on the most effective strategies for learning,memory and motivation. Research by John Hattie, Carol Dweck and Daniel Schwartz, along with scientific reports such as "The Science of Learning" from Deans for Impact, point to the most effective, scientifically-based strategies for boosting achievement. Explore the latest research on ways to improve instruction, motivation and mindsets, content mastery, makerspace and design thinking, hands-on exploration, active student-directed inquiry, effective feedback, and praise.

Further information about the conference can be found here.

Alan Woodruff

Community Editor, Queensland Brain Institute