May 18, 2009

Workshop: Improve your child's working memory

Saturday, 20 June 2009, 9.30am - 1pm

Cutting-edge research has shown that working memory—the ability to store and manipulate information—is the most important learning skill a child can have. Working memory is the foundation of good grades and a successful life beyond the classroom. Without it, students would fail at every task, and with it they can dramatically improve their classroom performance.

How can you make working memory work for your students?

Join Dr. Tracy Alloway, the world’s leading expert on working memory in the classroom for a seminar sponsored by Pearson Education and the educational publishers Sage Press.

Working Memory: Give Your Students the Competitive Edge

Lift the grades of the whole class and come to Dr. Tracy’s seminar. Find out how to identify gifted children and help them achieve their full potential. Dr. Tracy will reveal her unique and proven methods to give your students the competitive edge. In a recent UK-wide study, students using JUNGLE MEMORY, a brain-training program based on her research and promoted by Pearson Education, improved from a grade C to a B, and a B to an A after just 12 weeks! It is the only training program scientifically proven to raise grades.

Teachers around the world have said:

‘Dr. Alloway is excellent! Every educator should hear her.’
- Educator, Massachusetts, USA.

‘Your research is a light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you!’
- Sandie, South Africa.

‘Your work has struck a chord with many people. The news coverage of the training day means that the rest of the staff and parents now more about working memory than if I’d led a dozen staff meetings on the subject.’
- Chris, Headteacher, UK.


Details:

Cost: RM100, which includes 1 complimentary subscription to Jungle Memory (a value of RM115!)

Where: 10th floor, Menara TA One, 22, Jln P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

When: Saturday June 20, 2009, 9.30am - 1pm.

Spaces are in high demand, so please register early.

To register, please email: admin @ memoryandlearning.com with the teacher’s name and the school name.

Send a cheque to: David Packiam, 8, Jalan Kemboja 5, Bukit Beruntung, 48300 Rawang, Selangor.


About the speaker:

Dr. Tracy Alloway, Ph.D, is the Director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at the University of Stirling, UK. She was recently awarded the prestigious Joseph Lister Award by the British Science Association for her contribution to science and has developed the world’s first standardized working-memory tests for educators published by the Psychological Corporation. She provides consultancy to the World Bank and her research has received widespread international coverage in hundreds of media outlets, including Scientific American, the BBC, and Reuters.

Read more about Dr. Alloway’s work:

www.tracyalloway.com
www.memoryandlearning.com


See also:

Symptoms of Learning Disabilities


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