EDUO 9579: Neuroplasticity with CCSS in Mind

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Discover & Explore the adaptive power of the brain to meet learning challenges. Learn the characteristics of Neuroplasticity and its role in learning.Be introduced to scientific research, instructional methods and classroom activities that apply the principles of Neuroplasticity to everyday learning and improving student achievement. Apply your new knowledge of Neuroplasticity to meeting CCSS. Required Text: Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life by Dr. Michael Merzenich

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Dr. Maryam Torbati

B.A. Art History; M.A. in Ed System Management; Ph.D. In Human Behavior

  • 25 years in K-12 teaching; ELD, Special Ed Emergency, Counseling, School Psychology, Administration
  • Memberships, Affiliations, Community Service: TESOL, CATESOL, Golden Key Honor Club of the U.S.A., Doctoral Society, Teacher Assistance of Southern California; St. Agnes Hospital, Cancer Center, and Leukemia Association
  • Special Skills: Communication, Grant Writing, and Bilingual Training
  • “The reason I am in Education; Change one brain, Change the whole world.”
  • Maryam’s personal interests include world travel, swimming, reading, research, knitting