Equipping Minds in the Classroom around the world. Learn how to develop the cognitive skills FOR learning.
Registration Includes: Equipping Minds Cognitive Development Curriculum (teacher workbook $149) Student workbook ($29) Equipping Minds in the Classroom Videos ($150) and 2 days of training! You will need to purchase the Equipping Minds cards if you don’t have them.
Equipping Minds trains educators, therapists, parents, and other specialists in our multi-disciplinary approach, which increases anyone’s capacity to learn. We will focus on how to implement Equipping Minds into the school day in small and large group settings. We will also look at individual implementation.
You will learn exercises and games to increase student’s processing, attention, working memory, executive functioning, comprehension, thinking skills and social skills. These are the foundational skills for reading, math, writing, science, and work skills.
Equipping Minds is used with learners of all ages and abilities including Autism Spectrum, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Gifted, Learning Challenges, ADD/ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Memory, Comprehension, Down Syndrome, Processing Disorders, Dementia, Executive Functioning, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Communication Disorders, and Neurodevelopment Disorders.
The Research behind Equipping Minds Holistic Approach to Cognitive Development Participants will learn that the brain can change, as the latest research on neuroplasticity has proven. Dr. Brown’s research and case studies will be examined. Learn how Equipping Minds strengthens cognitive skills to improve behavior and prevent school violence. Dr. Brown’s recent chapter in School Violence and Primary Prevention will be discussed.
Equipping Minds Sessions, Curriculum Overview, Classroom Materials, and IEP Goals You will see actual lesson plans that schools have used as well as classroom videos. Dr. Brown will walk participants through on how to implement the curriculum in the school day throughout the two day training.IEP goals and intervention will be examined.
Learn the Key Cognitive Exercises for Learning to Improve Processing, Working Memory, Reasoning, Executive Functioning, Attention, and Language: Participants will learn the foundational exercises for developing cognitive skills and where to put them into your day.
Exercises for the Brown 6-9 N Back to develop Executive Functioning Dr. Carol Brown developed an adaptive n-back with nine tasks or the “Brown Six-Nine N-Back” in which learners were asked to associate animals, letters, vowel, numbers, presidents, and sounds with symbols and colors as well as identify directions of left, right, up, and down.
Foundations for Intelligent Thinking with Aristotle’s Ten Categories to Develop Comprehension and Critical Thinking Learn the ten categories and how to use Socratic questioning to develop comprehension and critical thinking.
Accessing and Integrating Primitive Reflexes, Visual Processing, and Auditory Processing Participants will learn seven primitive reflexes, the symptoms associated with each and how to integrate.Learn the reflex exercises to do in recess, gym class, and the classroom.
Equipping Minds through Trauma-informed Lens and Interventions Participants will learn how trauma and stress impact behavior, social skills, communication, and learning. We will look at how EM impacts these areas.
Classroom Connections to Impact Reading, Math, Writing, Comprehension, Spelling, History, and Science Understand the cognitive skills needed for each subject and how to use Equipping Minds in those classes. Learn how schools are implementing Equipping Minds in all subjects throughout the day.
Practicing the Equipping Minds Games Dr. Brown will demonstrate how to implement in the school day as you practice the games you have learned. The lesson plans for the 30 hours of intervention in the Equipping Minds research study will also be discussed.
Integrating the Equipping Minds Cognitive Development Curriculum in the Classroom, Small Group, Learning Center, After-School Program, and Home School settings.
*A certificate of attendance will be provided for all participants who attend for PD and CEU credits.