Cognitive Load Theory & Explicit Instruction

Amanda Hicks
Working Memory, Learning & Literacy Specialist
Interested in improving student performance? Does explicit instruction work? What strategies are the best? Cognitive Load Theory addresses this and more.
Target Audience
Proficient Teacher K-12
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course will provide teachers with the latest research on Cognitive Load Theory and its impact on learning and teaching. The course will extend the participant’s understanding of working memory theory and will provide suggestions for explicit teaching across all KLAs. The course will not only provide theory but specific intervention practices that can be utilised upon course completion.

Audience

Proficient Teacher K-12

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


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This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

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There are no occurrences of 2. Online in Australia (NSW) at this time.

Sessions

Cognitive Load Theory & Explicit Teaching

2 hours

This course will provide teachers with the latest research on Cognitive Load Theory and its impact on learning and teaching. The course will extend the participant’s understanding of working memory theory and will provide suggestions for explicit teaching across all KLAs. The course will not only provide theory but specific intervention practices that can be utilised upon course completion.

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About the team


Amanda Hicks

Creator

Amanda is a highly experienced Educational Consultant & Lecturer on Working Memory and its relationship to learning and reading. Amanda brings to each school and lecture a passion for education and for bridging gaps between research and practical classroom strategies. Not only are her lectures engaging and informative but Amanda is able to make even the most mundane of topics worthy of laughter.
Amanda has recently completed research in Education at the University of Newcastle examining the impact strategy instruction has on children with working memory deficits and reading disabilities. Amanda is dedicated to advocacy and lobbying for change in reading programs in our education system. With over 24 years of experience in education and 100s of lectures to 1000s of teachers across Australia and New Zealand, Amanda is sure to make your PD engaging.