Minds On Learning

by Jake Whiddon

  • 14 Aug 2020 1:00pm

Are you creating active minds-on learning in your classes?

How can educational apps help children learn languages through minds-on engagement?

What are the four pillars of the Science of Learning?



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Are you creating Minds-On learning in your classes? 

This session draws on the four pillars of the Science of Learning. We will look at the type of activities that encourage active ‘minds-on’ learning in English language classes.

How can educational apps help children learn languages?

We will explore the processes app developers need to go through when designing high-quality learning experiences for children. You will learn how children using apps before class can enhance your own teaching in class.

In this session: 

  • The 4 Pillars of the Science of Learning
  • A deeper dive into Minds On Learning research
  • An analysis of 3 apps




Jake Whiddon

Jake Whiddon has been working in the China & Asia language teacher market since 2004. He has worked managing academic operations and as Regional Trainer; for Education First and Macmillan Education; and is currently Studycat’s Head of Teacher Training and User Experience. Jake has trained teachers in Greater China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar. He holds a DipTESOL from Trinity College London; International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM) from University of Queensland and is currently completing his MA Dissertation on the benefits of Game Based Language Learning Apps for Young Learners in China.