50 Brain Facts Every Educator Should Know

left/right brain

Female brain (from Neuroscience Research Techniques on Facebook)

What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains

LEARNING ABOUT THE BRAIN~ This post if for teaching kids about how learning happens in their brain using hand gestures. However, I think it's also for people who want to learn more about whole brain teaching and why certain approaches are more effective than others!

Good listeners: listen with ears, eyes, brain and heart

classroom cheers and brain breaks

More than 50 science activities for kids

Brain Based Teaching Resources

Teachers -you've got the power to change lives!

A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stamp on it and really mess it up but do not rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty is was. She then told them to tell it they’re sorry. Now even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And ...

This is a game that is fun for the beginning of the year. The kids have to find someone different to sign in each box and when they have a sign...

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education

Ten Brain Based Learning Strategies


What's the difference between these two brains? They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger? Because one was loved by its parents and the other neglected – a fact that has dramatic implications

yoga in the classroom...great for brain breaks or anxiety

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Tips for students who have given up or shut down. Definitely something to pin now, read later.

This teacher does it all Whole Brain Teaching, the Daily 5, CAFE, Comprehension Toolkit, and Brain Gym. Pretty amazing! I want to be just like her when I grow up. :)

Brain Breaks- videos on the blog.