Summer Cohort Will Begin July 6, 2020

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What You Will Learn

  • Brain Development

    How the brain develops and how that development affects learning and how imbalances of the brain affect the academic areas of reading, writing, speaking, and mathematics.

  • Bonus material

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  • Assess Through Noticing

    The ability to assess, develop and evaluate through noticing when working with your students and how to support them where they are individually and as a group.

Course Experience

This course comprises up of 6 modules / weeks with a live Q & A session in between.

  • Combination of self-paced & live interactive sessions

  • 2 Credits of continuing education available through University of San Diego (additional fee with institution)

  • Access to course content for 6 months.

  • Discussion forums for interaction and deepening understanding.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - The Basics

    • 1 Introduction to the Course

    • 2 A little About Myself

    • 3 Common Difficulties

    • 4 The Three dimensions

    • 5 Balance

    • 6 Transitions

    • 6 Skull Tapping

    • Module 1 Homework

  • 2

    Module 2 - Understanding the Brain and Brain Development (part 1)

    • 7 Basics of brain development

    • 8 What is a primitive reflex?

    • 9 Physiological Aspects of stress

    • 10 Balloon Activity

    • 11 Parts of the Brain

    • 12 Making a Connection

    • Module 2 Homework

  • 3

    Module 3 - Understanding the Brain and Brain Development (part 2)

    • 13 Sensory Integration

    • 14 Rhythmic Movements

    • 15 Cerebellum

    • 16 Limbic System

    • 17 Etiology of Neurological Disorders

    • 18Tying it back to the Gut

    • 19 How Un-integrated Primitive Reflexes Affect Learning

    • 20 Developmental Movement Pattern

    • 21 Ways to incorporate sensory in the classroom2

    • Module 3 Homework

  • 4

    Module 4a - Centering & Grounding

    • 22 centering and Grounding

    • 23 Balance for centering and grounding

    • 24 anxiety

    • Module 4a Homework

    • Individual Exercises for Centering and Grounding

  • 5

    Module 4b - Focus

    • 25 Focus

    • 26 Balance for focus

    • Individual Exercises for Focus

    • Module 4b Homework

  • 6

    Module 5 - Supporting Academics (part 1)

    • 27 Bilateral communication

    • 28 Hemispheric Integration

    • 29 Reading and Visual Issues

    • 30 Reading and Vision Support

    • Testing Eye Dominance

    • Module 5 Homework

  • 7

    Module 6 - Supporting Academics (part 2)

    • 31 writing

    • 32 writing extra supports rev

    • 32 alphabet on infinity sign

    • 33 Understanding the infinity assessment

    • 34 speaking

    • 35 Math

    • 36 Math Other Supports

    • 37 Balance for Hemispheric Communication & Academics

    • Individual Exercises for Communication & Academics

    • Module 6 Homework

    • Wrapping up the course