Course No. ED452k, ED552k
A good working memory is crucial to becoming a successful leaner. Mounting evidence links literacy and numeracy to strong working memory. This course will provide a coherent overview of the role played by working memory in learning and its development during the school years. It will offer teachers/counselors strategies for supporting working memory in students at all ages, especially those who are underperforming. You will receive hands-on support for utilizing numerous techniques including: chunking, organization, keywords, peg words, loci, mnemonics and many more. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain practical, easy-to-implement, and evidence-based methods for working with students of all ages and with all levels of ability. Appropriate for all teachers K- 12.
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Understood the limits of working memory and how working memory functions
Distinguished differences between working memory and other kinds of memory
Distinguished differences/similarities between working memory, intelligence, and IQ and discover their links with learning
Taken a look at methods for assessing working memory strengths and weaknesses in classroom
Developed classroom based strategies to minimize working memory failure
Combined principles and strategies for the most effective ways to enhance working memory. Participate in memory training to strengthen personal skills in order to assist students with working memory challenges.