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A Powerful Mental Health Learning Tool - The Brain Architecture Game

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Facilitator(s): Michele Jones
Date:January 29, 2019
Time:9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 19-MH-081

Target Audience

Grades K-12 Teachers, Education Assistants and Administrators

Also Recommended For

Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches District Level Leaders

About this learning opportunity

A game about the powerful role of relationships on early brain development. The goal is to build a brain that is as tall as possible, which represents functionality, and as sturdy as possible, which represents the ability to withstand stresses.

Groups of four to six players work together to build a brain. Throughout the game there will be discussion points, and time for personal reflections.

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #1: Fostering Effective Relationships
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Michele Jones is the Wellness Consultant for ERLC. She has been an educator for over 20 years and prior to joining Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, she worked in the areas of teacher and student wellness, both at the district and school levels.  As a Health champion since 2008, and a past member of the Black Gold Healthy Schools steering committee, she has a wealth of practical knowledge of implementing wellness routines into everyday life.