Start - April, 25th 2022
Online course
«Easy to learn: Neuropsychology in early childhood and school»
    6 modules (27 video tutorials)
    4 online sessions with the course teacher on the ZOOM platform
    Workshops on neuropsychological exercises and techniques
    Access to course materials for 60 days



You can find out more about our course by watching our video presentation
Overview of the course
The neuropsychological approach in pre-school and primary education helps to solve problems associated with difficulties in preparing children for school and academic failure among younger pupils.

The development and regeneration of brain structures enables a child to
Improve attention, concentration and memory
Eliminate communication problems and make it easier for the child to socialise
Faster resolution of speech problems
Reduce hyperactivity
Better manage their emotions

Who is the course for?
This course is targeted at teachers of pre-schools and primary schools, psychologists, speech therapists, speech pathologists, faculty, students of pedagogical colleges and universities, parents around the world
Overview of the course
The neuropsychological approach in pre-school and primary education helps to solve problems associated with difficulties in preparing children for school and academic failure among younger pupils.


The development and regeneration of brain structures enables a child to
Improve attention, concentration and memory
Eliminate communication problems and make it easier for the child to socialise
Faster resolution of speech problems
Reduce hyperactivity
Better manage their emotions

Who is the course for?
This course is targeted at teachers of pre-schools and primary schools, psychologists, speech therapists, speech pathologists, faculty, students of pedagogical colleges and universities, parents around the world
What will you achieve?
get an idea of the basic aspects of neuropsychology and the connection between children's psychophysiological processes and their readiness to learn and form skills (readiness for school and academic achievement)
master the fundamentals of neuropsychological diagnostics and correction of difficulties in learning of pre-school and primary school children
master applied methods based on neuropsychology (neuropsychological exercises and techniques) and be able to apply them in work with children
conduct individual and group prevention of academic failure in preschool and primary school age children, as well as the development of children with disabilities, using neuropsychological exercises and techniques in the learning process
learn how to prepare learning activities and lessons using a neuropsychological approach and integrate them into the traditional teaching system
Who will you learn with?
Professor, Doctor of Psychology, WHO family expert in the HBSC programme, member of the British Psychological Association, practising systems psychologist, neuropsychologist
Nadezhda Mazurova
How is the course organized?
1
Learn the topic
Listen to lectures in video tutorial format, study presentations and additional materials for each module at your convenience
2
Do assignments
At the end of each module you will be given homework and reflections. You will be able to ask questions to the course tutor
3
Deal with difficult questions
The online sessions with the course lecturer on the ZOOM platform allow you to receive answers to questions during the course as well as to work through the most difficult course topics
4
Work with the tutor
  • You are not left alone with a wealth of information. Your lecturer and course tutors will be with you every step of the way and will give you feedback and support throughout your learning experience.
  • Constant communication and technical support in the participants' Telegram chat room.
5
Complete the final work and receive an international certificate of course completion
The final work involves the development or video recording of a lesson using a neuropsychological approach
Training format
Training takes place on a Flora LMS (iSpring Market) personal account and can be conducted from a computer, phone or tablet. Online sessions with the course lecturer take place on the ZOOM platform

PROGRAMME
Module 1: Foundations of a neuropsychological approach to describing brain morphology and function
Lesson 1: What is neuropsychology. The history of development and major trends

Lesson 2: Cerebral membranes, cranial nerves, and the overall structure of the CNS

Lesson 3: Brain stem and intermediate brain. The oldest activating centres of the nervous system. "The house of emotion".

Lesson 4: Occipital, parietal and temporal cortex. "The library of the brain".

Lesson 5. Prefrontal cortex. Main fields and their functions. "Supervisor and controller".

Lesson 6: Luria's theory of the functional units of the brain

Module 2. Age-specific stages in the formation and development of human mental functions
Lesson 1: The child is born. What is his brain and what can he do? Hereditary and congenital features of the development of the central nervous system

Lesson 2: The unfolding of the child's mental development programme in the first year of life. Why is this period so important?

Lesson 3: Early mental development of the child (from 1 to 3 years of age). Uneven growth of the individual brain structures. Stages of mental development and crisis periods.

Lesson 4: Development of the psyche during the preschool period. The role of neuropsychological methods in the learning and development of the preschool child

Lesson 5: Brain maturity and a child's readiness to enter school. Features of development of the central nervous system during the school period. Adolescent problems and their causes.

Lesson 6. How does the adult brain work? Why is it difficult to solve the problems of the child stages in adulthood?


Module 3. Disorders of the structure and function of the central nervous system
Lesson 1: The first functional unit of the brain. Syndromes of deficits in stem and subcortical structures. Issues of attention and efficiency

Lesson 2: The second functional unit of the brain. Problems of information decoding and storing. Agnosia and amnesia

Lesson 3: The problem of laterality: "right-handed" and "left-handed" children.

Lesson 4: Modal and non-modal areas of the brain. The corpus callosum. Issues of unformed interaction between brain structures

Lesson 5: Third unit of the brain. Syndrome of "frontal insufficiency".

Lesson 6: The brain and speech. Types of speech disorders and their representation in the central nervous system

Lesson 7: Morphology and functioning of the CNS in autism spectrum disorders

Module 4. Basics of neuropsychological diagnosis
Lesson 1 Techniques for individual and group neuropsychological diagnosis in pre-school children

Lesson 2 Techniques for individual and group neuropsychological diagnosis of the development of pupils in grades 1-4

Lesson 3 Organization and requirements for the procedure and methods of a neuropsychological examination


Module 5. Neuropsychological correction - a workshop on the development of the functional units of the brain
Lesson 1: What is neuropsychological correction. General principles of neuropsychological correction

Lesson 2 Practical training in the development and correction of the first brain block

Lesson 3 Practical training in developing and correcting the second brain block

Lesson 4 Practical training in developing and correcting the third brain block


Module 6. Using neuropsychological correction methods in the work of preschool and school teachers
Module 6 takes place in the format of an online session with a course lecturer on the ZOOM platform

Lesson 1: Typical problems of preschool and primary school pupils in mastering an educational programme, their connection with neuropsychological factors. Ways of correction

Lesson 2: Examples of classes in the kindergarten using neuropsychological methods

Lesson 3: Examples of classes in a primary school using neuropsychological methods
Learning options
individual participation includes:
- Access to 5 modules (27 video lessons) on the Flora LMS learning platform

- Private account with videos of the 5 modules and practical exercises

- Module 6 in live online training on the ZOOM platform

- Access to all presentations and supplementary materials for 60 days on the Flora LMS learning platform

- Experienced tutors for the entire duration of the course

- Opportunity to ask questions to the course lecturer

- Ongoing communication and technical support via Telegram chat for participants

- Internationally recognised electronic certificate in English
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