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    Education and the Brain Speaker Series

    Oct 16, 2018

    ​1. After this talk your brain will not be the same: Adventures in Neuroplasticity Speaker: Dr. Lara Boyd, PhD Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium Date/Time: November 21, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm 

    2. Bilingualism and Brain Health in Children Speaker: Dr. Rachel Weber, PhD Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium Date/Time: December 4, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm 

    3. Social and Emotional Learning in Children Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, PhD Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium Date/Time: January 22, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

    Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium 2600 E. Broadway, Vancouver BC, V5M 1Y5 Doors will open at 6:00 for all with presentations beginning at 6:30.

    These talks are geared to parents and teachers who are interested in learning how education changes the brain. They will provide information on what behaviours improve brain health and promote learning, how bilingualism affects cognitive function and how social and emotional learning impacts education and achievement. 

    Tickets will be sold at the door pending availability but seating is limited so registration is suggested. Registration and ticket purchases at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/education-and-the-brain-speaker-series-tickets51077491151 

    Cost: $10.00/session or $25 if registered in advance for all three* * 

    All proceeds will support students of Laura Secord Elementary and help fund a Quebec Exchange for those in French Immersion.​