Learning & Brain

What Drives a Champion?

To hear an expert's take on motivation, Natalie Di Battista and Amelia Grounds (2020 Captains of Learning and Brain Sciences) interviewed Olympian, World Champion swimmer and Genazzano's own Aquatics...
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This Way UP! Motivation Kick-Starters

Try these easy kick starters to get you going backed by neuroscience and psychology. Recently many Victorian students have again been required to learn remotely and parents are supporting student learning from...
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Be Inspired and Motivated

For a daily dose of inspiration, there are many great clips and websites designed to inspire and encourage you to go after your goals. See speeches, stories of remarkable resilience, legendary champions,...
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Celebrating Neurodiversity!

Genazzano Institute and the Neurodiversity Hub have put together a 2 part online event to promote Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2020! We spoke with LaTrobe University PhD Candidate, Beth Radulski. In...
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Celebrating Neurodiversity Part 2

In Part 2 of the series, Beth Radulski speaks about her experiences as an autistic learner and offers tips to make teaching inclusive for all neuro-types. Click Here for Part 1. For resources and information...
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Supporting Learning at Home

With a global health crisis upon us, 'children are staying home, and are expected to continue their learning remotely. Digital tools will help teachers to communicate with children, but parents and other family members...
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How parents can help develop their child's 'Learning Strengths.'

Every child’s brain is as unique as their fingerprint. This gives them their own pattern of learning strengths. When parents and children know this pattern they can more powerfully engage in learning and discover...
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You need rest to do your best!

Sleep is one of the most important factors influencing brain functioning. Especially during adolescents, when biological changes and lifestyle factors push sleep times later and thus reduce overall sleep duration, the...
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