Learning & Brain

Improving student drawing skills with video instruction

As a teacher in the Creative Arts at Genazzano FCJ College I am constantly aiming to awaken and tap into my students’ ‘Creative Brain’ functions to activate and stimulate their art learning. The students in Year 8...
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A passion for teaching through 'Science of Learning'

Q: What excites you about learning and brain sciences at Genazzano? A: At Genazzano, we provide our teachers with the very latest research into the science of learning, imparting them with the tools to conduct...
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Upcoming exams? Boost your brain power with expert tips for learning!

Queensland Brain Institute. Science Based Tips to Improve Learning for students and educators
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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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