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