Learning & Brain

Does your child have a mind for invention? Top tips to unleash the creative genius within!

We spoke with Dr Mark Glazebrook, father, inventor and founder of Girls Invent, to learn what led him to work with young people in this area and to ask his advice for encouraging creativity and innovation in young...
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Science of Learning Principles in Mathematics

Professional learning in brain sciences has been engaging, and we have had the opportunity to learn, be challenged, discuss points of view and build the skills we learn into our pedagogy in the classrooms in our...
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Homework: The good, the bad and the ugly..

Should students be doing homework? John Hattie, University of Melbourne
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Brain Myths Series: #2 Creative v Analytical Brains

If you are like me and millions of others, you may have taken a quiz or completed a visual challenge to test the dominance of your brain hemispheres.  Were you left or right brain dominant?  Or perhaps you were...
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The link between creative thinking and learning

"Educational approaches that enhance creative thinking skills also arguably engages the learner better and increase their intrinsic motivation to learn...this educational approach grows ‘high-functioning’ students, who...
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Is my teenager crazy?

Dr Greg Donohue talks about teen brain development and why behaviour can sometimes seem odd.
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Why Does Neuroscience Belong in Classroom Practice?

Dr Lou Whittaker writes for Meteor Education about why educators need to understand how to apply neuroscience principles in the classroom.  https://meteoreducation.com/neuroscience-in-classroom-practice/
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Brain Myth Series #1: Learning Styles

What are Brain Myths?   For thousands of years, mankind has pondered the mysteries of the human brain. With advances in neuroscience, we know more today about functions of the brain than ever before. Some...
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Performance Psychology: Mindset for Success in School and Life

What are the keys to success?  We may look to successful people for some clues.  Accomplished musicians, top executives, inventors, great teachers, elite athletes, talented artists, leaders and innovative...
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