Posts Tagged ‘ brain compatible learning ’

How Teen Experiences Affect Your Brain for Life – Newsweek

December 24, 2010
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How Teen Experiences Affect Your Brain for Life – Newsweek

This is a great article that helped me to remember the unique situation of the students I teach every day. As research indicates, our brains are only about 80% complete by adolescence.  So many of the “adult”-like actions that we expect from teenagers, like thinking about consequences for their action, are not connected and developed…

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Calling All Science Teachers: Google’s Body Browser

December 18, 2010
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Calling All Science Teachers: Google’s Body Browser

If you teach science and you haven’t played with Google’s Body Browser, you need to do so right now! You need to have Google Chrome, but I think it will be worth it. Basically you can cruise through the layers of the body, similar to those old transparencies we all had in our high school…

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Using iTunes U to Develop Symphony Without an iPad

August 26, 2010
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Using iTunes U to Develop Symphony Without an iPad

Apple’s iPad has taken the world by storm, and it seems that educators everywhere are fascinated by the device. At Julia Green Elementary school in Nashville, Apple’s iPad will be utilized in all of their kindergarten classrooms.  Students will be able to use the technology to surf the web, access iTunes U, and create their…

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Success Gets into Your Head-and Changes It – Harvard Business Review

May 5, 2010
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Success Gets into Your Head-and Changes It – Harvard Business Review

This is an interesting article with evidence that should fundamentally affect the way we teach. Research by MIT neuroscientists shows that our brain actually rewires in response to success.  Now that may not seem groundbreaking, but the corresponding finding might surprise you.  The brain does nothing in response to failure. In other words, if you…

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Futurity.org – Brain map reveals biology of intelligence

April 10, 2010
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Futurity.org – Brain map reveals biology of intelligence

I found this article on brain research, and thought of A Whole New Mind. The general background of this research was to explore the correlation between IQ tests and brain usage.  Specifically, which brain regions affect our intelligence? The tentative conclusion: Intelligence is determined by a wide range of areas and the brain’s ability to…

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Book Review: Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice

May 21, 2009
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Book Review: Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice

Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice By: Patricia Wolfe As I continue to read about Brain-compatible learning, this book has helped me to get a firmer grasp of some of the research and how that research can be implemented in my classroom. The book itself is broken into three parts. Part I provides an…

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Book Review: Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning

May 20, 2009
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Book Review: Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning

Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning By: Eric Jensen I read this book as an overview of brain-Compatible teaching. I definitely love the book. It is an easy, quick read. Plus it provides enough detail to get you started, but then jumps right into the implication for your classroom. The book begins with an overview of the…

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