Learning, Education, and Neuroscience
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How meta-learning (information about learning) can improve learning, and related topics.
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Is Math a Feature of the Universe or a Feature of Human Creation? | Idea Channel | PBS - YouTube

Math is invisible. Unlike physics, chemistry, and biology we can't see it, smell it, or even directly observe it in the universe. And so that has made a lot ...
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Math is extremely useful, but is it real, or is it simply a figment of the human imagination? This fast, fun, smart video is an episode of PBS's Idea Channel. It's also part of the 10 Unanswered Science Questions series. There's lots of food for thought here, entertainingly introduced by host Mike Rugnetta, and this could easily be used in a classroom to spark discussion about math, science, or the philosophy of those fields.

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what are the attitudes about learning you're passing on to your kids?

what are the attitudes about learning you're passing on to your kids? | Learning, Education, and Neuroscience | Scoop.it

Annie Murphy Paul is a book author, magazine journalist, consultant and speaker who helps people understand how we learn and how we can do it better. Her latest book, How to Be Brilliant, is forthcoming from Crown.

 

"I've written a lot on the Brilliant Blog about how relationships can enhance learning. We learn better when we "apprentice" ourselves to someone more knowledgeable, for example; when we ourselves teach others; and when we discuss and debate with our peers."

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Attitudes about learning are crucial, and always have been. 

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