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Friday February 7th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Westin: Devonian Room

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Friday, February 7 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Why kids need to fail to grow!

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As far as brain development goes, we need to appreciate the benefits of failure and how it helps to structure our neural connections. Adolescent brains are being impaired through an ongoing social assault on “failure”. In this 90 minute session, we will discuss the scientific research that shows the benefit of failure and how we as educators can help get education back on track.


Kathy Penner

Mental Health Teacher, Calgary Board of Education
Kathy Penner has been teaching with the Calgary Board of Education for 14 years. She spent 6 years in a highly specialized Mental Health High School classroom and has recently returned to the classroom. She is teaching both CALM and Psychology. Her emphasis has always been about doing... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm MST
ECC: Salon 4 9797 Jasper Ave
  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie  Guidance / Counselling
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 160
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English