07 Nov 2018, Liz Roberts
The Brain, Learning and the Early Years will look at how play research and neuroscience are providing ever greater insights into young children’s learning and development – with important implications for early years practice.
The Masterclass, which runs on 1 February from 9.30-12.30, brings together leading academics from within the UK to explain the latest thinking on:
Paul Howard-Jones, Professor of Neuroscience and Education at the University of Bristol, will begin the session with an exploration of:
He will cover topics including emotional regulation, embodied learning (the links between action and cognition), mathematics and literacy.
This will be followed by presentations by Dr Sara Baker and Dr Jenny Gibson, both academics at Cambridge University and principal investigators at the Lego Foundation's PEDAL project, on flexible thinking and children's play with their peers.