Learning & Brain

The Theory of Creativity

Duncan Wardle believes everyone is creative, but that it's getting harder to convince people of that. On the TEDxAUK stage, he talks about the importance of creativity and why it will be the one core human element to...
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What is the most important issue in Education today? John Hattie

Prof John Hattie of the University of Melbourne shares insights about education.
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Secrets from the experts: Deliberate practice

What does it take to be at the top of your game, a leader in your field?  Are some people just blessed with special talents? When we think of people like Mozart, Da Vinci, Bolt and others of extraordinary ability,...
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So you understand the brain...now what?

How can we apply knowledge about the brain to improve teaching and learning in the classroom? Every so often, a new field of scientific research reaches ‘cult’ status and is used to explain nearly every facet of...
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What role for traditional skills in the digital era?

As educational institutions aiming to prepare our students for active contribution in the 21st century world of globalisation we need to engage in the contest of ideas where we can combine the best of the innovative,...
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Students need rest to do their best!

Sleep is critical for optimal physical and mental health, and learning; yet many teenagers are chronically sleep deprived.  To enhance student wellbeing, Genazzano FCJ College provides sleep education for students...
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Help students retain information better

At one time or another, anyone who has ever studied for a test has pondered the question: How can I improve my memory for what I have studied? Here is two helpful hints, both grounded in compelling experimental evidence....
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Your Amazing Memory - Infographic

    Thankyou to elearninginfographics.com for making this great infographic available!   
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Coding in the Classroom

Soon parents around the country will start receiving reports that assess their child against the new Digital Technologies curriculum.  Every child from the first year of school to Year 10 will be working on...
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