Learning & Brain

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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How learning a language shapes the brain

Learning another language has clear benefits for ease of communication and world travel.  Dan Roitman of the Huffington Post suggests that all language is powerful and can shape the way we think. ...
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What is neuroplasticity?

Dr Judith Paphazy discusses neuroplasticity and what it means for learning and teaching
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How exercise makes you happy

For the ‘edge’ in life and school, The Brain Flux has provided a fantastic article outlining 39 evidence based benefits that exercise has for your brain. Read here for really interesting information...
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Digital technology design program fosters connection to school and deeper learning.

By Sarah Gale, Leader of Digital Technologies and Teacher of Religious Education, Genazzano FCJ College, Kew Year 7 at Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, is an exciting time for our students and the perfect opportunity to...
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