Neuroscience in the classroom: current progress and future challenges March 2017

Neuroscience in the classroom: current progress and future challenges

A summary of the event is included in this post:

Videos from the day are here. The order in the playlist corresponds to the order of the day, below.

Friday 17th March 2017 at the Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Programme for the day

09:00-09:30   Registration

09:30-10:55   Keynote: Professor Gaia Scerif, University of Oxford

10:55-11:15   Coffee break

11:15-13:00   Educational Outcomes:
Dr Michelle Ellefson (University of Cambridge) -Executive functions and academic skills in older children

Dr Denes Szucs (University of Cambridge) – Developmental dyscalculia and mathematics anxiety

Dr Sinead Rhodes – The role of executive functions in understanding and applying scientific knowledge

13:00-14:00   Lunch (included) and poster presentations

14:00-15:30   Wellcome Trust and Education Endowment Foundation projects:
Spaced Learning – Alastair Gittner

Teensleep – Dr Chris Harvey

Learning Counterintuitive Concepts – Prof Denis Mareschal

GraphoGame Rime – Dr Anji Wilson

Engaging the Brain’s Reward System – Prof Paul Howard-Jones

Fit To Study – Catherine Wheatley

15:30-16:00   Coffee break

16:00-16:55  Panel discussion

16:55-17:00 Poster prize announcement and close

17:00-18:00   Wine reception and networking