172 General Session: Engage/Activate/Advocate

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 9:45 AM-11:45 AM
Convention Center: Exhibit Hall 4E
General Sessions and Forums:
Intended Audience: K-12, Post Secondary Instructor/Faculty
Presider: Dolly Lambdin, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Speaker: John Medina, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Let’s kick off our first General Session with the fun and thrills of Seattle’s very own Flying Fish Presentation! Brain Rules best-selling author Dr. John J. Medina will then shed light in a charming and entertaining way on how the mind reacts to and organizes information as well as the influence of physical activity on learning. A molecular biologist, Dr. Medina will share his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. You won’t want to miss this!