Spark of Synapse
Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
Menlo Park, CA
EQ + IQ = Optimal Learning
What’s your vision of great learning?
Immerse yourself in an innovative learning process, a day in the life of Synapse, Six Seconds’ K-8 laboratory school. Explore powerful questions about your vision of education, and create your own “map” of the essential ingredients for optimal learning.
In this interactive workshop, Synapse School teachers will lead participants to explore these six powerful elements:
- Physical activity
- Hot cognition
- Constructivist design
- Powerful questions
- SEL integration
- Project-based learning
Why: This workshop will spark educators to create an environment that teaches students by igniting potential, initiating change, and inspiring minds.
- Teachers/educators/education consultants
- Parents interested in innovative learning
- People committed to educating change makers
When: Saturday, Oct 12, 2013, 10:30am – 3:00pm
Registration begins at 10:00;
Sharing reception 3:00-3:30 (optional)
How: Free; registration required, limited seats available.
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Where: Synapse School – Menlo Park, CA
Synapse is an independent elementary and middle school offering an advanced academic curriculum fully integrated with social emotional learning. The program is carefully designed as a model school to demonstrate the power of blending Six Seconds’ emotional intelligence competencies with leading-edge instruction (brain-based, project driven, constructivist learning in school-wide themes).
When & Where
Six Seconds is a global network of change makers committed to supporting one billion people to practice emotional intelligence.
We are a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to supporting people to create positive change -- everywhere, all the time. Our network is global, with offices and representatives in 25 countries, and members everywhere... practicing the skills of EQ so people create stronger connections, make more sustainable decisions, and thrive.