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Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | MindShift

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | MindShift | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
A group of Harvard researchers is teaming up with schools in Oakland, Calif. to explore how kids learn through making. Through an initiative called Project Ze
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The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex.
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Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills

Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
Children exposed to a multi-year program of music tuition involving training in increasingly complex rhythmic, tonal, and practical skills display superior cognitive performance in reading skills compared with their non-musically trained peers,...

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Music is a helpful resource for students struggling in reading
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Why reading feeds our brain

Why reading feeds our brain | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
A recent New York Times article entitled, ‘Your Brain on Fiction’ by Annie Murphy Paul highlighted emerging research into the neuroscience of reading.  This article brought up several points which ...

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Reading boosts brain pathways, affects multiple disciplines | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com

Reading boosts brain pathways, affects multiple disciplines | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it

Recent research shows that reading has a massive impact on brain function and can actually affect understanding in nearly all school subjects.


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The Reading Brain: How Your Brain Helps You Read, and Why it Matters

The Reading Brain: How Your Brain Helps You Read, and Why it Matters | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
It’s never too early to set a child on the pathway to becoming a strong reader. And it’s never too late to help a struggling reader strengthen his or her brain to read more successfully and with greater enjoyment.

Via Tom Perran, Gina Stepp, David Hulme, Christine Coulon, Benjamín Villasana
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Brain Matters: Maximizing Your Classroom for Learning -- THE Journal

Brain Matters: Maximizing Your Classroom for Learning -- THE Journal | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
David Sousa, educational consultant, advises teachers to keep brain science in mind when figuring out how to help their students learn.
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Books Change How a Child's Brain Grows | Wired Science | Wired.com

Books Change How a Child's Brain Grows | Wired Science | Wired.com | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
Books and educational toys can make a child smarter, but they also influence how the brain grows, according to new research presented here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
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Does the Brain Like E-Books?

Does the Brain Like E-Books? | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
How the reading experience differs between paper and screen.
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The Leisure Reading Racial Gap - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of ...

The Leisure Reading Racial Gap - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of ... | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it

The Leisure Reading Racial Gap. June 27, 2011, 6:59 am. By Mark Bauerlein. One of the things often overlooked in discussions of academic achievement is the importance of leisure reading, not only the quality of it but the volume of it.


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The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction | Brain and Reading | Scoop.it
Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex.
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