Monday 5 August 2013

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2013
Monday, August 5th
8:00 AM

Registration

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Welcome to Country

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Entertainment

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Conference Opening

Geoff N. Masters, ACER

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Plenary 1 – Our learning/teaching brains : What can be expected from neuroscience, and how? What should not be expected from neuroscience, and why?

Bruno della Chiesa, OECD, Harvard University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Morning tea

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Session A - When the educational neuroscience meets the Australian curriculum : a strategic approach to teaching and learning

Martin Westwell, Flinders University

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session Block 1

Session C - The brain, early development and learning

Michael Nagel, University of the Sunshine Coast

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session Block 1

Session D - A pedagogical decalogue : discerning the practical implications of brain-based learning research on pedagogical practice in Catholic schools

Dan White, Catholic Education Office, Sydney

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session Block 1

Session E - From brain research to design for learning : connecting neuroscience to educational practice

Peter Goodyear, University of Sydney

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session Block 1

12:30 PM

Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Plenary 2 – The woman who changed her brain

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, Arrowsmith Program, Canada

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Session F - Debunking the pseudo-science behind ‘boy brains’ and ‘girl brains’

Cordelia Fine, University of Melbourne

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Block 2

Session G - Building the realities of working memory and neural functioning into planning, instruction and teaching

John Pegg, University of New England

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Block 2

Session I - From the laboratory to the classroom : translating the learning sciences for use in technology-enhanced learning

Jason Lodge, Griffith University

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Block 2

Session J - Learning and fearing mathematics : insights from psychology and neuroscience

Sarah Buckley, ACER
Kate Reid, ACER

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Block 2

Session K - High ability learning and brain processes : how neuroscience can help us understand how gifted and talented students learn and the implications for teaching

John K. Munro, University of Melbourne

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Block 2

6:30 PM

Conference Dinner

6:30 PM

6.30 pm (7pm start)