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Teaching Teachers about the Brain

Not everyone in education makes the connection between brain science and teaching/learning.  This is something we have observed personally and now it has been underscored by the National Council for

Interview with Dr. Patricia Wolfe, Author of Brain Matters

Join for a fascinating discussion with Dr. Wolfe, a pioneer in apply neuroscience research to classroom practice. She will enlighten us on the nature of the learning process, how to enhance learning and teaching by incorporating brain-compatible strategies in the classroom, and the implications of technology, gender differences, and brain development at various stages and ages.

A Glimmer of Understanding: New Concept Formation

When I was in college, I was fascinated with how humans learn and use language.  I took every course I could find related to language — The Philosophy of Language,

The Economic Value of Cognitive Skills Development

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published a report on the economic value of improved educational outcomes, entitled The High Cost of Low Educational Performance, which describe