Mind Your Brain tour – Christchurch: 17th & 18th March 2010

Mind Your Brain tour – 17th & 18th March 2010

“Mind Your Brain “ tour


Terry Small

Terry Small a.k.a. “The Brain Man” http://www.terrysmall.com is a sought after International conference speaker who will leave you astounded at the wonders of the human brain while giving you practical tips to help your brain work more efficiently. We are thrilled to have Terry as our Keynote speaker.


Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th March, 2010

Parklands Baptist Church, 180 QueensPark Drive, Christchurch

Queries: sihe@clear.net.nz

Registrations: Soesi Watson Ph (03) 541 9211

Childcare is avaiable

Please make own arrangements for lunch and dinner (fish and chips on site). Tea and coffee will be provided.

Contact Dot iew@clear.net.nz if you wish to contribute.

Wednesday 17 March

Venue opens for registrations and resource viewing


“Things we Wish We’d Known

Veteran homeschoolers share their thoughts

5pm Dinner break and resource viewing

Homeschool graduates speak

Be encouraged by hearing from those who have ‘come out the other end’!


“Brain Boosting Secrets: 16 Things Everyone Must Know About the Brain”
An excellent family evening for 10yrs and up! (10 & 11 year olds may attend free)
90% of what we know about the brain has been learned in the last 2 years and yet most people never think much about their brains. Brain dysfunction is the #1 reason people fail work, school, and relationships. When your brain works right, you work right. When you look after your brain, the results are amazing. This session will give you the tools to boost your brain power, Improve your thinking, and improve your health. It is based on the latest cutting-edge neuroscience research.
You will learn: * the #1 job of your brain * how to eat right, to think right * the #1 food for your brain (you probably don’t eat this right now) * how to improve your reading skills * how to improve your memory * how to outwit Alzheimer’s disease * the 3 things every brain must have and much more!
Brain Boosting Secrets is packed with tips, stories, ideas, and strategies to help you improve your greatest asset…your brain.


Thursday 18th March
Venue Opens for registration and resource viewing

“Engaging the brain part 1″

Have you ever taught something only to discover that it just did not “stick” in the minds of your students? Research has a great deal to say about the brain and learning! It is possible to easily help students learn faster and remember more… and have more fun. You will learn many practical tips and strategies that you can use immediately.

You will learn and discover: * how the brain processes information * the best way for students to take notes * why state and strategy are just as important as content * the top 10 Brain-Learning Principles * what students report is the #1 Study Technique * how music affects learning * how to boost attention * how to increase the capacity of one’s memory and much, much more!

This workshop is divided into two lively, humorous, and interactive sessions. You will leave with new knowledge and many eye-opening ideas that will make this year different.

10.30am Morning Tea and resource viewing

“Studying with the Brain in Mind”
You can make this your child’s best year ever in school! What does it take to be a superior student? The most important secret is a great study strategy! Terry Small’s student success system shows your kids how to take charge of their time and succeed! Discover the 33 secrets of smart students. This student success system shows you how to study smarter, not harder. This exciting, funny, live seminar will keep you laughing and learning!
You will learn how to: * Study more efficiently, in less time * Ace exams! * Take great notes * Improve your memory * Tackle your textbooks with confidence * Use the #1 Study Technique in the world and much more…
This program is based on the latest research on the brain an learning, not opinion and is proven to work! Clear, easy to use ideas.

12.30pm Lunch and resource viewing

Laughing Matters”

Learning increases with laughter! Brain research has a great deal to say about the role of humour in learning.
The benefits include: * increased flow of brain neuro-transmitters * increased attention levels * greater rapport * lower physical and mental stress * increased retention * enhanced self-esteem * increased optimism * greater creativity * increased divergent thinking * and many others!
In this highly entertaining seminar, many practical ideas will be presented. You will learn how to use humour and laughter to promote better, faster learning!


Afternoon Tea and resource viewing


“Engaging the Brain Part 2”

5pm Children’s presentation

Conference concludes

A children’s programme and creche will be provided. Morning and afternoon teas will be provided but parents will need to provide lunch. Teens must be registered and attend the workshops.


Parkside Baptist Church, 180 QueensPark Drive, Christchurch

Christchurch Map

Email registrations: nsjswatson@xtra.co.nz

Queries: Dot Brown Ph 03 312 8790

Online Registration Form (recommended): http://www.learnex.co.nz/Editable/conference/MindYourBrainChristchurch.shtml

The “Excellence in Learning” Tour is brought to you in association with:

Proudly Supported by:

Tisa - Growth Through Learning

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