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Babies Learn the Value of Hard Work

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that watching adults struggle with a couple of tasks before succeeding led to babies trying harder on their own tasks.

Brain Fact or Fiction: Neuromyths that Persist

Research indicates that most of what teachers are sure they know about the brain is simply wrong! This webinar will identify common myths about the brain, what the correct information is and why the difference is important.

How to Spot Fake News

Because children get much of their news from social media sources, they are most vulnerable. 39% of children prefer online media as their news sources and fake news is often believed. 31% of children have discovered later that a news story they shared on social media was fake.Common Sense Media explains how to identify fake news and help kids get smarter about it as well.

What Do High School Students Want to Know about the Brain?

What do high school students want to know about the brain? BrainWare Learning's Betsy Hill addressed their questions in a Nepris-hosted presentation, including different types of memory, study tips, and sleep.

Four Practical Ways to Bring Neuroscience to the Classroom

Much has been written about the concept of a Growth Mindset, based on the seminal work of Dr. Carol Dweck at Stanford. The research is clear. Individuals with a growth mindset – that is, who believe that intelligence and talent can be developed – do better than those who think that talent is innate and that intelligence doesn’t change much.

Fostering a Growth Mindset: In Your Students and Yourself

Much has been written about the concept of a Growth Mindset, based on the seminal work of Dr. Carol Dweck at Stanford. The research is clear. Individuals with a growth mindset – that is, who believe that intelligence and talent can be developed – do better than those who think that talent is innate and that intelligence doesn’t change much.

Toward a New Understanding of Intelligence

It’s time to throw out our old mental models of intelligence and start to embrace what David Shenk in his popular book of the same title, “the genius in all of us.”

Soft Skills: What They Are and How to Develop Them

The webinar will focus on the nature of “soft skills” and how they are and aren’t different from “hard skills.”

What Neuroscience Does and Doesn’t Contribute to Teaching and Learning

It has become popular lately for neuroscience experts to disparage the efforts of educators to understand and apply brain research, as a recent article published by PBS does. Sometimes they even seem to wonder why we would be interested. Here's why.

BrainWare SAFARI Case Studies: School Resource Setting

In this webinar, we will share the story of three successful BrainWare SAFARI implementations that focus on the use of the program in a resource setting,.

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