Description & Goals:
Join us for a book launch party for Make Learning Meaningful: How to Leverage the Brain’s Natural Learning Cycle in K–8 Classrooms, a new resource from CRS Publishing. Author Kristen Vincent will share how this book can help K-8 educators bridge academic and social-emotional learning (SEL) gaps with a brain-based approach to sustaining student engagement. Learn how and why the natural learning cycle helps teachers design student-centered lessons that promote intrinsic motivation through goal-setting and reflection. Kristen will also share how the natural learning cycle can be used to teach discipline, academic skills and content, and SEL skills.
- Learn about the three phases of the natural learning cycle
- Explore this brain-based approach to sustaining student engagement
- Hear about how you can use the natural learning cycle to teach academics, social-emotional skills and discipline
Emily is the Editor in Chief for the Center for Responsive Schools
Kristen is the Assistant Director of Marketing for Center for Responsive Schools and has over 20 years of experience working in education. Kristen is the author of Closing Circles: 50 Activities for Ending the Day in a Positive Way, The Joyful Classroom: Practical Ways to Engage and Challenge Students Students K–6, and Make Learning Meaningful: How to Leverage the Brain’s Natural Learning Cycle in K–8 Classrooms.
Joe is a Responsive Classroom Curriculum and Instructional Designer