NNU K-12 In-District workshop: Learning with the Heart

Available In-District Workshop

Learning with the Heart

The Learning with the Heart workshop is designed to provide an overview of the importance and critical role the heart plays in impacting our emotional experience. Tools will be provided that present opportunity for development of higher-order thinking skills, learner readiness, decision making and test-taking, as well as for social and emotional behavior. The Learning with the Heart workshop is part of the Innovative Instructional Series that is a unique combination of instruction, independent study, and Internet research. It brings to light the methodology that guides and incorporates best practices and curriculum from various resources.
Julene Messick

Julene Messick has been entrenched in the educational community for over 20 years in various capacities.  She has designed, developed, and implemented summer research for K-12 educators.  She has been involved in programs such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) Multi-Site Evaluation Study and Robert Ballard's JASON Project in the development and implementation of professional development courses that promote science, math, and technology.

To inquire about bringing an NNU Workshop to your district or building, please contact the Center for Professional Development at

Students who qualify for and desire accommodations in this course due to a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, must follow the NNU Disability Services Policies and Procedures as put forth by the office of Disability Services.  Any student may review a copy of these policies and procedures at Call 208-467-8463 or email for further information.