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Categorical Thinking: The brain automatically wants to sort ideas into patterns and categories. We can help children strengthen these skills. Teacher Blogs, Teacher Resources, School Resources, Elementary Teacher, Elementary Schools, First Week Activities, Stem Activities, Teaching Critical Thinking, Teaching Biology

Categorical Thinking

Categorical Thinking: The brain automatically wants to sort ideas into patterns and categories. This helps the brain organize and remember information. We can help children strengthen these skills. This blog post gives reason why categorizing is important and several suggestions on how to help children with this important skill. #categoricalthinking #categories #sorting #patterns #elementarymatters

How can teachers know what information to cover during retrieval practice? Here are three criteria I consider when constructing retrieval practice opportunities for my students Brain Based Learning, Learning Process, Retrieval Practice, Problem Solving Activities, Cognitive Psychology, Formative Assessment, Instructional Design, Teaching Strategies, New Chapter

An Honest Assessment - The Effortful Educator

How can teachers know what information to cover during retrieval practice? Here are three criteria I consider when constructing retrieval practice opportunities for my students

Illustrating Homophones: Children internalize learning by integrating the arts into their daily learning. This post tells about visualizing and illustrating to remember homographs Reading Comprehension For Kids, Homographs, Second Grade Teacher, Primary Classroom, Future Classroom, Arts Integration, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Materials

Illustrating Homographs to Internalize Learning

Illustrating Homophones: Children internalize learning by integrating the arts into their daily learning. This post tells about visualizing and illustrating to remember homographs

Ten Brain Based Learning Strategies:by Elementary Matters-I read about the brain and learning daily, The New School, New School Year, Middle School, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Creative Teaching, Brain Based Learning, Second Grade Teacher, Third Grade

Ten Brain Based Learning Strategies

Research on the brain helps us know what helps children remember, and what doesn't. Here are 10 successful strategies for the classroom.

Our brains appear uniquely tuned for musical pitch - Neuroscience News Research Grants, Clinical Research, Medical Research, Music Pitch, Brain Mapping, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Rare Disease

Our brains appear uniquely tuned for musical pitch

Tuned for Musical Pitch: NIH-funded scientists found that our brains may be uniquely sensitive to pitch, the harmonic sounds we hear when listening to speech or music.

Teachers can guide students to avoid ineffective studying habits in favor of ones that will increase their learning outcomes. # how to get focused on studying 5 Research-Backed Studying Techniques Multiplication Problems, Math Word Problems, Study Techniques, Learning Techniques, Student Success, Student Learning, College Teaching, Teaching Kids, Academic Success

60-Second Strategy: Participation Cards

5 Research-Backed Studying Techniques Teachers can guide students to avoid ineffective studying habits in favor of ones that will increase their learning outcomes.

Project-Based Learning Activities—on a Budget! "kindergartners baking and wrapping healthy dog treats for an animal shelter as they learn about taking care of animals" Human Development, Professional Development, Learning Activities, Teaching Resources, Information Age, Emotional Regulation, Project Based Learning, Early Learning, Dog Treats

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This article from Greater Good was written by Louis Cozolino, PhD. It features a list of 9 different brain characteristics that teachers must know about.

Here are 10 beneficial things about brain-based learning instruction which have helped teachers improve the education of many students immeasurably. Peer Learning, Student Centered Learning, Problem Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Activities, French Language Learning, Spanish Language, Teaching French

10 Beneficial Things to Know About Brain-Based Learning Instruction

Here are 10 beneficial things about brain-based learning instruction which have helped teachers improve the education of many students immeasurably.

I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains. – EdSurge News I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains. Brain Based Learning, Learning A Second Language, Working Memory, Effective Teaching, Vocabulary Building, English Language Learners, Wow Products, Childhood Education, How To Memorize Things

I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains. - EdSurge News

Teachers change brains. While we often don’t think of ourselves as brain changers, when we teach we have an enormous impact on our students’ cognitive ...

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity Learning an instrument increases resilience to any age-related decline in hearing. Brain Structure, Structure And Function, Music And The Brain, Your Brain, Corpus Callosum, Working Memory, Brain Science, Tim Beta, Best Brains

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity

Learning an instrument increases resilience to any age-related decline in hearing.

What if we could look inside the minds of HCPs to see what is happening there during industry events and interactions? Neural Connections, I M Engaged, Pharma Companies, Brain Science, Health Resources, Physical Activities, How To Memorize Things, Events, Marketing

Five Brain Rules for Engaging Marketing and Education

Five Brain Rules for Engaging Marketing and Education | PharmaLive

Many school music teachers aren't trained recorder players. And cheap and badly made recorders are often sold in discount stores. But this an instrument with a fine musical pedigree. List Of Websites, Online Lessons, Online Tutoring, Music Education, Music Teachers, Music Lessons, Student Learning, Rolling Pin, Instruments

Instrument of torture? In defence of the recorder

Many school music teachers aren't trained recorder players. And cheap and badly made recorders are often sold in discount stores. But this an instrument with a fine musical pedigree.

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10 Key Points About the Brain

10 Key Points About the Brain: Here are ten key points from my research on brain based learning that have helped me as a teacher in the classroom.

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Teachers tend to ignore the need for self-care. Here are some ideas to help teachers keep their strength so they can do their jobs. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Tap Dancing Lessons, Oxygen Mask, Just Keep Going, What Is Need, Teacher Hacks, Elementary Teacher

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Teachers tend to ignore the need for self-care. Here are some ideas to help teachers keep their strength so they can do their jobs.

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38 Science-Backed Tricks to Sharpen Your Memory

38 Science-Backed Tricks to Sharpen Your MemoryStrengthening your brain is easier than you think.

Study identifies a population of neurons in an area of the midbrain, called the red nucleus, that alter when fine motor skills are learned. The more an action is practiced, the stronger the connections between these neurons become. Science Education, Health Education, Life Science, Physical Education, Gross Motor Activities, Stem Activities, Motor Coordination, Human Body Unit, Disability Awareness

Learning fine motor coordination changes the brain - Neuroscience News

Study identifies a population of neurons in an area of the midbrain, called the red nucleus, that alter when fine motor skills are learned. The more an action is practiced, the stronger the connections between these neurons become.