Educational Neuroscience

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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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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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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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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