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Cognitive Load Theory and its Implications for Reaching and Teaching “Cognitively Inefficient” Students + Annual Meeting

  • 11/17/2017
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Harraseeket Inn, Freeport


‘Cognitive load’ is a term used by school psychologists to refer to the amount of load or stress placed on the working memory system during instruction.  What is the relationship between cognitive load and working memory? Our working memory has a limited capacity for taking in information. Practitioners will learn how to avoid overloading working memory with information that is non-essential to the task, thereby improving retention. Cognitive Load Theory posits that people have a finite amount of information that can be retained at one time and by structuring information appropriately we can help students retain information more efficiently. Click here for the November 2017 Workshop.pdf

After the workshop, stay for lunch and the annual meeting to learn about all of the happenings with MASP! 

Payment or Purchase Order must accompany registration. Payments for Purchase Orders must be received by the day of the conference. Registrations are due November 8th. Registration closes November 13th. If you need to cancel, you must submit written notification to MASP at least 10 days in advance for a full refund. Cancellations with less than 10 days notice will receive a refund less the cost of food (typically $50) and a $25 processing fee. Please email your request to maineasp@gmail.com.

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