In this course, you will explore creating a classroom and school environment that understands and supports the developing adolescent student. The course text, The Power of the Adolescent Brain by Thomas Armstrong approaches thips important topic from a strengths-based perspective. You will leave this course with a deep understanding of the adolescent brain, how it develops and impacts learning, as well as brain friendly teaching strategies you can implement right away.
At the end of this course, students will understand:
- How the developing adolescent brain impacts learning
- Strategies for supporting the adolescent learner using brain friendly learning strategies
- The impact of neuroplasticity on learning