Engaging the Brain

Using Brain Science to Improve Student Learning

Have you ever taught something only to discover that it just did not "stick" in the minds of your students?

Research has a great deal to say about the brain and learning! It is possible to easily help students learn faster and remember more... and have more fun.

How would you like to extend your skills, knowledge, and experience so that your students can build confidence, academic achievement, and self-esteem? And how would you like new tools and ideas to make your work more fun and reach more students? You will learn many practical tips and strategies that you can use immediately in your class and you life.

"Our staff would like to thank you for your engaging presentation. You made us laugh, and you gave us so much to think about.....WOW!" - Delta Secondary School Professional Development Committee, Delta

Participants: teachers of all grade levels and subject areas, specialists, counsellors, administrators, support. K to 12

You will learn and discover:

  • how the brain processes information
  • the best way for students to take notes.
  • why state and strategy are just as important as content.
  • the top 10 Brain-Learning Principles.
  • what students report is the #1 Study Technique.
  • how music affects learning.
  • how to boost attention.
  • how to increase the capacity of one's memory
  • and much, much more!

This session is lively, humorous, and interactive. You will leave with new knowledge and many eye-opening ideas that will make this year different for you and your students.

If you ever get a chance to hear Terry Small speak you MUST go. He is amazing! "                                                        - Anne Youngs, Chapel Glen Elementary School, Indianapolis

"Terry presented at our teacher conference and wowed us all. He was engaging, funny and full of practical tips for getting (and keeping) students engaged. His Brain Bulletins are insightful, and keep me learning about my own brain."  - Sylvia Bell, Gongaza University, Spokane

"This fellow is amazing and inspiring, and one of the best speakers I've heard at ATA Convention. Many take-aways from this one, and I am now interested in going deeper with brain research. Have him back again please!"                          - Alberta Teachers Association Convention, Calgary

Terry Small is a master teacher and trainer. He has presented his ideas to over 231,000 people. These ideas were recently featured on CTV, Global, BCTV, CKNW and in Student Success. His sessions are practical, fun, engaging, and all based on the latest brain research.         Terry believes success is a skill anyone can learn.

To book a private session of this seminar for your school or organization please contact Terry Small at:  terry@terrysmall.com  or 604-535-0063.

{This presentation can be a keynote, or a workshop. The length of time of the session is flexible. It will also be customized for your organization.}