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Scientix 10th SPNE Brussels 26 Feb 2016: University of Valencia

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Presentation of "University of Valencia", held during the 10th Scientix Projects Networking Event, Brussels, 26 February 2016

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Scientix 10th SPNE Brussels 26 Feb 2016: University of Valencia

  1. 1. Dr. José Cantó Doménech University of Valencia (Spain)
  2. 2. Projects for Science Education eCity Neuroscience Teacher Training for improving science education Secondary Schools Higher Education Engineering Schools Preschool Kindergarten 3 -5 years old Secondary Schools
  3. 3. We use neuroscience results in education?
  4. 4. 1. These years are crucial
  5. 5. 1. These years are crucial Synaptic pruning or axon pruning is the process of synapse elimination that occurs between early childhood and the onset of puberty
  6. 6. 2. Adult and child brains perform tasks differently
  7. 7. 2. Adult and child brains perform tasks differently
  8. 8. 3. The brain can be trained
  9. 9. Where is the human face?
  10. 10. Where is the human face?
  11. 11. 25 kindergarten teachers 12 schools ∼500 students
  12. 12. Balance between child and teacher initiative Take into account emotional aspects
  13. 13. Taking into account the space organization
  14. 14. Work with a diversity of materials…
  15. 15. Diversity of materials and activities …and experiences
  16. 16. Living the experience Science is outside the classroom
  17. 17. Encourage the curiosity Encourage questions Manage their learning subtly Let try Play, Imagination and Creativity as a strategy
  18. 18. They were also children

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