blogfeed | MyBrainWare https://yoast.com/ The latest blog posts from Yoast.com. en-us Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:32:34 +0000 Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:32:34 +0000 joost@yoast.com Closing the Achievement Gap by Closing the Cognitive Gap: A Matter of Equity https://mybrainware.com/closing-the-achievement-gap-by-closing-the-cognitive-gap-a-matter-of-equity/ As educators and education policymakers seek to understand and remedy the achievement gaps, much attention is paid to the concept of equity. A variety of inequities have been identified as impediments to students having the opportunity to achieve their potential. Disparities in per-pupil spending, teacher experience, and technology and other resources are well-documented and top of mind.  A less visible disparity, and one that connects directly to student learning is highlighted by contemporary neuroscience research—cognitive development.]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:33:47 +0000 https://mybrainware.com/closing-the-achievement-gap-by-closing-the-cognitive-gap-a-matter-of-equity/ Problem-Solving in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support https://mybrainware.com/problem-solving-in-multi-tiered-systems-of-support/ ]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:43:24 +0000 https://mybrainware.com/problem-solving-in-multi-tiered-systems-of-support/ The Brain Connections Involved in Procrastination https://mybrainware.com/the-brain-connections-involved-in-procrastination/ Researchers have discovered that people who procrastinate tend to have larger amygdalae (the structure in the brain associated with fear) and weaker connections between the amygdala and the part of the brain that regulates the recognition of salience of fear and initiation. ]]> Sun, 26 Aug 2018 18:49:24 +0000 https://mybrainware.com/the-brain-connections-involved-in-procrastination/