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Are your teaching practices backed by brain based research?

Thursday, March 5 8:00 am–8:50 am
TCC - Tahoma 4

This thought provoking session will debunk some current education myths as well as dive into studies that give scientific backing to everyday practice in the classroom. Join Tech-Savvy Teacher, Mike Agostinelli, in exploring teaching practices that are backed by emerging Mind, Brain, and Education Science research.

Type: 50-minute Session
Focus Area: Assessment, Brain Research/Neuroscience, Coaching, Emerging Trends
Skill Level: All levels

Presented by

Mike Agostinelli Mike Agostinelli, Montana Digital Academy

Mike is currently the Instructional Program Director for the Montana Digital Academy, Montana's state virtual school. Teaching Elementary and Middle school, technology directing, grant writing, presenting, and now managing instruction at a virtual school has given Mike a wide range of experiences in the educational field. Being able to teach and lead technology integration has brought a great pedagogic balance to Mike’s facilitation/instruction. Mike has been honored by receiving recognition as an Outstanding Teacher by the Helena Education Foundation, ISTE “Making IT Happen” award, Blackboard Catalyst for Teaching and Learning, and the recent recipient of the NCCE Eric Jensen Leadership award.