Minneapolis, MN April 26th • Inspire, Engage, and Bring Learning to Life through Experiential, Brain-Based Teaching, Facilitation, and Reflection

$ 189.00

9:00-3:30 • Hosted by YMCA Camp Ihduhapi Minneapolis

Tuition includes lunch and a copy of one of Jen Stanchfield's books.

Join this interactive workshop and fill your toolbox with experiential, brain-based techniques to inspire, engage, build community, and create lasting, meaningful lessons. Co-creatively explore tangible ways to bring learning to life with engaging participant reflection. 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.

Enliven the traditional sharing circle with active methods to increase emotional connection, relevancy, and depth of understanding. Inspire strong beginnings and optimistic endings that reach beyond the experience. Whether you are new to teaching and facilitation or a seasoned educator, join us for this workshop and take away practical tools for engaging learners and weaving reflection throughout your program, new professional connections, and creative inspiration.

We will explore:

  • Experiential, brain-based strategies to actively engage learners of all ages physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually
  • Ways to promote involvement, voice, choice, and ownership of learning 
  • Methods to design, sequence, and adapt activities to enhance learning outcomes and take advantage of "teachable moments"
  • Collaborative student/participant-centered ways to create and maintain inclusive, responsive, supportive learning communities
  • 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 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-emotional learning
  • Ways to cultivate social and emotional skills such as communication, social problem-solving, relationship skills, collaboration, self-awareness, emotional expression, creativity, and reflection 
  • Practices for becoming an intentional and reflective educator/facilitator

Tuition includes lunch and 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.


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