Martha Kaufeldt

Martha Kaufeldt

Martha Kaufeldt is a consultant, coach, author and keynote speaker. She specialises in curriculum development, differentiated instruction, school restructuring, assessment and brain-compatible learning strategies. Martha began her research of brain-compatible teaching and learning strategies while working with several school districts to develop gifted, talented and extended-learning programs. She delivers motivational presentations and dynamic workshops that address the fundamentals of brain-compatible learning and differentiated instruction for all grade levels. Her particular strengths address differentiated instructional strategies for diverse classrooms, including ideas for addressing gifted and talented students and second language learners.

She has taught a variety of grades at the elementary level and language arts programs in middle and high schools. For her work in the San Francisco Bay area, Martha was awarded the Mason-McDuffie-Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.

Martha’s best-selling book Begin With the Brain: Orchestrating the Learner-Centered Classroom is in its second edition. Her book Teachers, Change Your Bait! Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction provides teachers with a “tackle box” of instructional strategies.

Martha earned a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in human behaviour from City University.


Melbourne Martha Kaufeldt Conference Sessions
Melbourne Friday 17 May 2019 HELP! Six Lifesaving Strategies to Avoid Chaos in the Differentiated Classroom
Melbourne Friday 17 May 2019 Growing Even Smarter Brains: How Everyone Can Increase Their Intelligence
Melbourne Friday 17 May 2019 Change Your Bait!: Eight Great Strategies to Get Every Learner Into FLOW
Melbourne Saturday 18 May 2019 The Motivated Brain: Engaging All Students
Melbourne Saturday 18 May 2019 Maximising Engagement: Strategies to “Hook” Every Learner
Melbourne Saturday 18 May 2019 Enhance Learning, Build Social Connections and Help Students Flourish
Melbourne Sunday 19 May 2019 Mindfulness Practices to Maximise Student Motivation and Engagement
Melbourne Sunday 19 May 2019 Finding Each Student’s Sweet Spot: Optimising Engagement and Learning
Melbourne Sunday 19 May 2019 Use It or Lose It! Active Processing to Maximise Learning