The OECD's Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called "neuromyths" are loosely...
Anne Egros's insight:
Many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. These so-called “neuromyths” are loosely based on scientific facts and may have adverse effects on educational practice.
Still, there are some powerful insights emerging from brain science that speak directly to how we teach in the classroom: learning experiences do help the brain grow, emotional safety does influence learning, and making lessons relevant can help information stick.
The trick is separating the meat from the marketing.