"Help for the Lazy and Uninterested Learner"
Topic: Help for the lazy and uninterested learner
Date: Thursday, 1st July 2021
Time: 7:30PM – 8:30PM (Bangkok Time)
Venue: Webinar Session via Zoom
Suitable for: parents, school administrators, teachers, counsellors, psychologists, allied educators, therapists, or anyone interested in the learning brain.
We all dream of having hardworking learners, eager to acquire new knowledge and curious about the world. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Laziness, disinterest in school or learning are common complaints we hear from parents. Is there, in fact, a “lazy” or “uninterested” brain? What drives some learners to cherish every learning opportunity while others to avoid them as much as they can?
We should think of laziness and uninterested behaviours not as character traits but as symptoms. This means we need to seek to uncover the cause or causes behind these undesirable behaviours.
Understanding the root causes can be incredibly useful to adults as we help uninterested learners gravitate towards a more productive learning experience.
Join us at this webinar as we explore the brain basis of lazy and uninterested behaviours. Understanding our brain – the roots and drivers of human behaviours – can help equip us with more positive and constructive strategies to help our learners stretch their potential and achieve more in life.
Attend this webinar to:
- Uncover how laziness and uninterested behaviours are symptoms, not character traits
- Understand the brain drivers of lazy and uninterested behaviours
- Take home research-based strategies to help our learners enjoy learning and lead more productive lives
Ms. Cheryl Chia, Founder and Director, BrainFit®
With more than 20 years’ experience in brain fitness training, Ms Cheryl Chia is an accomplished physiotherapist, who is also the founder of BrainFit, an entity that specialises in scientific brain fitness training. Cheryl holds a Master Degree in Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland, Australia.
She was awarded a full scholarship from KK Hospital, Singapore and was also the overall coordinator for paediatric neurology physiotherapy there. She has lectured in Nanyang Polytechnic and is a much sought-after speaker, including at events organised by MediaCorp, the Child Guidance Clinic, schools and international brain-based learning conferences.
She is a frequent invited guest on Parenting Made Easy Radio 93.8, where she shares her expertise on brain fitness to help parents raise smarter and more resilient children. Cheryl is also an author and a mother to two young girls.
Recording available, click below to watch now!
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Feedback from our previous webinar (17th June 2021):
" The speaker. She is obviously very knowledgeable and passionate about development of children, and very willing to share and help"
" To understand how teachers should teach to help our students"
" Learning that we should build on the skills that are in deficit with the learner"
" It referred to research but summarised key ideas clearly."
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