Summer Symposiums: Day 2

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning
Summer Symposiums | Day 2
Thursday, June 20, 2019



There is a lot to learn in the world. Students can’t learn everything, and educators can’t teach everything. Especially not over, and over, and over again each time students forget. What can we do to improve learning and reduce forgetting? How can we use our limited amount of classroom time and make learning stick?

Based on more than 100 years of research, cognitive scientists have established powerful tools that substantially improve learning for diverse students, subject areas, and education rigor. In this workshop, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., illuminates key discoveries and practical teaching strategies from the science of learning, while challenging our ingrained beliefs about how learning works. Everyone learns, every second of every day – but that doesn’t mean we always make the most of it.


Presenter: Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. 
Cognitive Scientist, Founder of & Former K-12 Teacher

Participants will be able to:
• Go behind the scenes and explore key findings from cognitive science research
• Think critically about current teaching practices from a research-based perspective
• Challenge myths and misconceptions about how humans learn
• Implement practical classroom strategies and build a supportive classroom culture

Who should attend?
Division Heads • Department Chairs • Academic Deans • Curriculum Coordinators • Teachers

Bring your team and share a collaborative professional development experience!

Participants earn 6 hours of in-service credit.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, 12015 Orange Grove Drive, Tampa, FL 33618

Registration Cost: $225 (Members) | $325 (Non-Members)   
* Fee includes lunch.

Bring your team and share a collaborative professional development experience!
Bundled Cost for Both Workshops:
$395 (Members) | $495 (Non-Members)   
* Fee includes lunch both days.
Please note: The bundled option is available to one registrant only and cannot be divided between two registrants.

Registration Deadline: June 7, 2019
Payment must be made prior to the workshop.

Cancellation & Refunds: All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Workshop refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to There is a $50 per person processing fee through May 31, 2019, with no refunds after this date.

Questions? Please contact Alison Carlson in the FCIS office at 813-287-2820 or

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