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Left or Right Brained? Do you have a particular Learning Style? Learn about a number of common “neuromyths” that are prevalent across schools around the world and how research into neuroscience, psychology and education can better inform our teaching practice. This course looks at a some key research studies from reputed universities around the world and explores a number of neuromyths in detail.
Teachers will be encouraged to think critically about popular ideas about the brain and provided with some tools they can use to determine whether information they are receiving is based in reputed research or whether it is a neuromyth.
Teachers will be provided with evidence based practical strategies to apply to the classroom that are based on sound research, that is current and can be applied to the classroom.