Neuroscience is making new discoveries and clarifying the functioning of the brain through experimentation and scientific analysis. We can be more creative and discover more about how we learn if we understand how the brain functions. Please, watch this very interesting YouTude video by McGilChrist to learn more about the role of the brain.
Visual literacy is a 21st Century Skill that requires students to interpret, use and create media in ways to encourage critical thinking, decision-making, communication and learning. With easy access to copyright-friendly digital images and a growing number of web 2.0 resources for manipulating them, it's certainly worth offering students the option of conveying a message visually. Let's take a closer look at one way to design effective learning experiences to promote visual literacy.
A new study from the January issue of Psychological Science may explain why we are all so optimistic about what’s to come. The authors report that people tend to remember imagined future scenarios that are happy better than they recall the unhappy ones.
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Learning to comprehend what we are reading makes life easier. For children, it lays the foundation to future academic learning, not only in reading and writing but also in their school subjects, and helps increase their ...
"When we talk about using cell phones in class, we’re not just talking about using cell phones in class. The idea of mobile learning touches on just about every subject that any technology addresses: social media, digital citizenship, content-knowledge versus skill-building, Internet filtering and safety laws, teaching techniques, bring-your-own-device policies, school budgets."
There are times it seems we live off of, live with and cannot seem to live without words. Language is slightly different to words, although certainly connected. Language is used as a term to group a collection of words, as well used as a...
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