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Complexity, chaos, and ambiguity are aspects of leadership and learning. Without those we cannot innovate and create.
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The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Nobody understands what consciousness is or how it works. Nobody understands quantum mechanics either. Could that be more than coincidence?

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How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning | Edudemic

How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning | Edudemic | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
A fight or flight reaction may be useful in some situations, but it is highly detrimental in the classroom. Whether anxiety stems from test taking or from an unstable home environment, the brains of students experiencing high levels of stress look different than those who are not — and those brains behave differently, too. In

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We do not teach grit. We may help students learn grit and resiliency through our role modeling.

 

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Strategies for Getting and Keeping the Brain’s Attention

Strategies for Getting and Keeping the Brain’s Attention | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Holding students' attention is about activating the right neural network. Strategies include recognizing how focus feels, giving incentives, and adjusting the pace of your teaching.

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Meditation and other mindful practices are helpful.

 

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, January 7, 2015 12:30 PM

This article provides suggestions on how to set up your lesson to gain and keep your student's attention, plus provides the link below for a debate assignment you can use to get/keep your student's focus on their assignment: http://www.brainsmart.org/tools.asp



Alicia Woolf's curator insight, January 11, 2015 7:18 PM

ADHD is not an attention deficiency, as the name suggests.  It is difficulty with controlling attention. Read this article for more information on this common misconception of ADHD.  

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

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | 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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It is important for children to see their learning appear in a tangible form.

 

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 20, 2014 5:30 PM

“It’s not a lesson plan; it’s not a curriculum; it’s a way to look at the world.”