Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Inside the Mind of an Educator: Using the PersonalBrain

Just a reminder join me for :Inside the Mind of an Educator: Using PersonalBrain for Your Classroom, Studies and Beyond
Special Web Event with Dr. Brian S. Friedlander

When: Thursday, April 17th at 11:00 am Pacific / 2:00 pm Eastern Time

What: Students and teachers deal with complex issues and concepts that have many relationships and connections. PersonalBrain offers a new and exciting way to bring your content to life and foster a deeper understanding of your subject matter. Teachers and school administrators can use PersonalBrain to organize lesson plans and activities. Students and instructors can organize key topics and ideas to see the big picture on key ideas and simplify complex topics to drive understanding and new insights.

Who: Dr. Brian S. Friedlander is a certified (licensed) school psychologist with expertise in assistive and educational technology. He maintains an assistive technology practice that provides assessments, workshops and individual trainings. His columns can be read at: http://assistivetek.blogspot.com Dr. Friedlander is also an Assistant Professor of Education at the College of St. Elizabeth in New Jersey, where he teaches graduate courses in special education and educational technology.

Topics Covered:
  • An introduction to visual learning and PersonalBrain for education
  • Visually mapping and organizing ideas for enhanced understanding
  • Classroom brainstorming techniques and creating interactive Brains
  • Example Brains on lesson plans, research and course material from both student and teacher perspective

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