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Monday, April 10 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
A Neuro-Educational Approach to Socio-Cultural Inclusive Practices in K-12 Classrooms

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A Neuro-Education approach to the classroom requires connecting the literature about the brain, mind, and language function. From this literature, the Neuro-Semantic Language Learning Theory (NsLLT) emerges. The presenters will explain this theory as the basis to improved student learning, utilizing effective visual language strategies (Viconic Language Methods or VLMs) with all learners, across ages, and across grades to maximize socio-cultural inclusive practices.

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Ellyn Arwood

Professor, University of Portland
As a speech-language pathologist for 47 years, a practitioner-consultant across ages and grades, as a professor for 41 years in speech, language, general education, special education,and neuroeducation; Arwood is the author of 9 books, numerous articles, hundreds of invited presentations... Read More →
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Chris Merideth

University of Portland
Chris Merideth is an instructor from the University of Portland who will share his experiences in translating the findings of neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and language to the field of education.

Monday April 10, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Champlain Room