1. Neuro-magical Motivation in the Classroom.
How do you make “magic” happen in the classroom? What if you could motivate hearts to yearn and minds to learn? What if you could produce engaging learning moments that would build lasting intrinsic motivation in your students? In this workshop Bob Bishop (Idaho’s Math Magician and award winning teacher) will take you on an exciting adventure of state-of-the-art brain research-based strategies that will arouse curiosity, enhance understanding, engage reluctant learners and stimulate under-achievers. Using recent discoveries in neuroscience with how magicians think and perform magic, Bob will teach you the “magic wonder words” and the engaging activities that will make magic happen in your classroom!
2, Neuro-magical Mathematics in the Classroom.
Experience the magic of your brain on math!! Bob Bishop (Idaho’s Math Magician) will reveal some of his most favorite secrets of math magic. He will discuss performance, psychology, and the math behind the magic of some of the best math illusions. You will experience the wonder of math and teach math concepts in a “magical” way. Come if you want a hands-on, minds-on workshop that will give you many tricks-of-the-trade to add to your wonder and enjoyment of the Magic of Math. Using recent discoveries in neuroscience with how magicians think and perform magic, Bob will take you on an unforgettable magical adventure in mathematical neuro-magic in the classroom.