March 18th | 6pm | BIC Sa Porrassa
What every parent should know about learning: Powerful tools to use at home
PARENT TALK WITH TRICIA TAYLOR
SUITABLE FOR ALL KEY STAGES
Parents from all over the island are welcome to take part, even if their child does not attend BIC.
Do you want to learn more about the powerful tips for supporting your children’s learning at home? Do you want to know what the research says about how we learn?
At BIC, we are committed to supporting students to develop the most effective habits for learning — and we want your help.
In this parent session, led by international speaker and book author, Tricia Taylor from Tailored Practice, you will learn specific strategies children can use to maximise memory and learn more efficiently, leading to more creative and analytical thinking and better outcomes. We will give you evidence-based tips on how you can support your children through your own understanding of the science of how we all learn over time. We’ll also debunk some commonly held myths about how the brain works. Together, we will help children to build confidence, learn better and be more independent students throughout primary and secondary schools.
After the workshop you will:
- Understand key information about how memory works
- Learn the most effective research-based strategies for learning
- Be better equipped to support your child’s learning at home
Date: March 18th, 2020
Time: 6pm start
Venue: BIC, Sa Porrassa– Please click this link for exact directions.
Tickets: €5 – Tickets are limited and can be reserved via email or purchased at the School Reception on both BIC Schools.
A little bit about Tricia Taylor:
Tricia Taylor is a former teacher and leader in schools in the UK and US. With 20 years of experience in both primary and secondary schools, Tricia founded TailoredPractice to pursue a passion to make educational research more accessible to educators, youth and parents. Tricia has since worked with a wide range of British and international schools, presented at numerous conferences and is the author of a new book called, Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom (John Catt). Tricia is also former Associate Lecturer for English at Goldsmith’s University teacher training programme in London and Education Consultant for PowerTools, based in New York City. Tricia holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Journalism and a Master of Education.