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Nine Stubborn Brain Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science

Nine Stubborn Brain Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
Brain games will make you smarter! The internet is making you dumber! Alcohol is killing your brain cells! The brain is a mystery we've been trying to solve for ages, and the desire to unlock its secrets has led to vast amounts of misinformation.

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Neuroscience For Dummies Cheat Sheet - For Dummies

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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, May 1, 2013 7:31 AM

The most complex structure in the universe (that we know of) is the three pound mass of cells within your skull called the brain. The brain consists of about 100 billion neurons, which is about the same number as all the stars in our Milky Way galaxy and the number of galaxies in the known universe. Like any complex machine, the brain contains a lot of parts, each of which has subparts, which themselves have subparts, all the way down to the “nuts and bolts” — the neurons. In this Cheat Sheet, you find information on the key parts of the brain and the role and function of neurons, the cells that make up the nervous system.

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Thoughts from Instructional Design Coordinator, Matthew Livengood ...

Thoughts from Instructional Design Coordinator, Matthew Livengood ... | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
We set out to assemble rich case studies and instructor videos to foster a comprehensive and authentic learning experience. Students are developing a breadth and depth of knowledge applicable now in their current jobs.
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10 Brain-Based Learning Laws That Trump Traditional Education ...

10 Brain-Based Learning Laws That Trump Traditional Education http://t.co/VhSOjRiM via @zite. Posted on February 1, 2012 by btozier. http://twitter.com/btozier 10 Brain-Based Learning Laws That Trump Traditional Education ...
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Why Accelerated Learning is Vital | New Blog Tips

Most people who try out accelerated learning will either fail in it or will not be able to make the most of it. Naturally, this is due to a bunch of scenarios. It's actually possible that they didn't receive the right training or that they did ...
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The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment -- THE Journal

The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment -- THE Journal | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
In the first of a new series of articles focused on classroom design, we take a look at a private high school in Florida that's borrowed ideas from two major universities to create classrooms that support interactive, hands-on learning.
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Want to Hold On to a Memory? Make a Fist | TIME.com

Want to Hold On to a Memory? Make a Fist | TIME.com | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
Getting a grip — literally — by clenching your right fist before remembering information and your left when you want to remember it can boost your recall, according to the latest study.

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Brain Based Learning » Blog Archive » Education + Game = Conflict ...

Brain Based Learning » Blog Archive » Education + Game = Conflict ... | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
With the explosion in popularity of gamification and game based learning, there is a lot of interest in any and all titles that are aimed at the educational market. Many companies have stepped up and are providing fun games ...
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Scholastic Administrators: Librarians are Still Important | Active ...

Scholastic Administrators: Librarians are Still Important | Active ... | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
Active Learning. Kristin Fontichiaro's Blog About Learning, Teaching, Making Things, and Libraries. Skip to content. Home · ← Book Review: The Knockoff Economy. Scholastic Administrators: Librarians are Still Important ...
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Understanding Different Accelerated Learning Techniques « All ...

If you are interested in learning more about the different accelerated learning techniques out there today, then you'll want to read this document. There are plenty of accelerated learning techniques that you can read about ...
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Community-College Study Asks: What Helps Students Graduate? - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Community-College Study Asks: What Helps Students Graduate? - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
A Study: What Helps Students Graduate? #NoDAh http://t.co/e0aXrI1c | #K-12 & #HigherEd need the same authentic learning experiences.
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Adult learning: What is authentic problem based learning - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Adult learning: What is authentic problem based learning - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | Making Learning Active | Scoop.it
In a traditional mode of education, the teacher would be considered the central point and he or she would be responsible for giving the knowledge ..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Adult learning: What is authentic problem based learning -
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