Hollis, NH • January 25th, 2024 • Inspire, Engage, Build Community, and Cultivate Social and Emotional Learning

Join this interactive workshop and fill your teaching, counseling, and group facilitation toolbox with experiential, brain-based techniques to inspire, engage, build community, and create lasting, meaningful lessons.  Enhance learner involvement in social and emotional learning, academics, training content, or group work while cultivating voice and ownership, self and social awareness, and communication.

Harness the power of play to teach. Cultivate a positive, connective and inclusive learning community. Enliven morning meeting, advisory, and other groupwork and sharing circles with active learner-centered methods. Deepen learning through emotional connection, relevancy, and depth of understanding. Take away creative inspiration and practical strategies that you can adapt to fit your unique style as an educator.

We will explore:

  • Experiential, brain-based strategies to actively engage learners of all ages
  • Ways to promote involvement, voice, choice, belonging, and ownership of learning 
  • Practical strategies to enhance morning meeting, advisory, circles, and other groupwork and community building
  • Techniques for creating a positive, responsive, and supportive environment for learning starting on day one and maintaining it throughout the school year
  • Intentional ways to design, sequence, and adapt activities to enhance learning outcomes and take advantage of "teachable moments"
  • Collaborative student-centered ways to create and maintain inclusive, responsive, supportive learning communities and the classroom structures to make them a success
  • Engaging reflection tools and techniques to help learners find meaning, increase depth of understanding, and application to future learning 
  • Novel and dynamic techniques to teach, review, and apply academic or training content in meaningful, relevant ways
  • Compelling research from the field of educational neuroscience that supports and informs experiential approaches to teaching, community building, and social and emotional learning and academic engagement
  • Ways to cultivate social and emotional skills such as communication, social problem-solving, relationship skills, collaboration, self-awareness, emotional expression, creativity, and reflection 
  • Reflective tools to help learners find meaning, increase depth of understanding, and application to future learning 

Hosted by Hollis Artspace 9:00-3:00. Tuition includes a copy of one of Jen Stanchfield's books:  Inspired Educator, Inspired Learner: Experiential, Brain-Based Activities and Strategies to Engage, Motivate, Build Community and Create Lasting Lessons.


$ 195.00
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