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What's the difference between these two brains? - Telegraph

What's the difference between these two brains? - Telegraph | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger?

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A dozen important brain based concepts - The Second Principle

A dozen important brain based concepts - The Second Principle | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Here are a dozen key brain based concepts & teaching strategies all teachers and parents need to know and understand focusing on how the brain learns best.
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It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Important tips for how you can get past your fears and do the things that you want to do.

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Seeds For Learning: A Review of Brain Based Core Principles

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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Neuroimaging and EEG studies provide a scientific basis for the sometimes controversial belief that children become better learners when they actually enjoy learning.
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6 Quick Brain-Based Teaching Strategies | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning

6 Quick Brain-Based Teaching Strategies | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Sometimes what makes a strategy work (or not work) is HOW the teacher “sets up” the activity. Other times it works because of the timing or the env

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Here's Why Simply Going To School Makes Some Brilliant Kids Think They're Not At All Smart

Here's Why Simply Going To School Makes Some Brilliant Kids Think They're Not At All Smart | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
The way we run our schools is terribly out of date, and this guy proves it.
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10 Magical Effects Music Has On the Mind

10 Magical Effects Music Has On the Mind | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Every fan of music knows the tremendous power it can have over both thoughts and emotions. Great music can transform an…
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What Neuroscience Teaches About Creativity, Stress and Getting Promoted

What Neuroscience Teaches About Creativity, Stress and Getting Promoted | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it

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8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains - - The Buffer Blog

8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains - - The Buffer Blog | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really affects our brains and bodies. Since music is such a big part of our lives, I thought it would be interesting and useful to have a look at some of the ways we [...]
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Study smarter, learn better: 8 tips from memory researchers

Study smarter, learn better: 8 tips from memory researchers | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Here's why re-reading is a total waste of time.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, June 29, 9:14 AM

8 things that students (and teachers) can do to enhance learning. Good basic strategies that should be a part of everyday instruction.

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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know - TeachThought

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know - TeachThought | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know by Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com As education continues to evolve, adding in new trends, technologies, standards, and 21st century thinking habits, there is one constant that doesn’t...
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Neuroscientists say handwriting is good for you (Science Alert)

Neuroscientists say handwriting is good for you (Science Alert) | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Writing by hand activates areas in the brain that help you learn faster and better.
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Making Learning Meaningful: 6 Priorities For Whole Learning

Making Learning Meaningful: 6 Priorities For Whole Learning | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Making Learning Meaningful: 6 Priorities For Whole Learning
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What Does it Take to Change the Brain?

What Does it Take to Change the Brain? | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
I've written about neuroplasticity here before a few times, but since it is a fascinating, complex topic (like everything about the brain, right?) I thought I'd share a few more thoughts about some...
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7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control - Pick the Brain

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control - Pick the Brain | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
But there are some people, who seem to navigate this onslaught of trails in a calm and peaceful manner.

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DailyGood: Ten Things Creative People Know

DailyGood: Ten Things Creative People Know | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Do you consider yourself creative? If you answer,
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Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms

Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are looking to research about how kids learn to influence teaching practices and tools. What seemed like on-the-fringe experiments, like game-based learning, have turned into real trends, and have gradually made their way into many (though certainly not most) classrooms.
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Why Brain-Based Learning Means Always Connecting Old Knowledge With New

Why Brain-Based Learning Means Always Connecting Old Knowledge With New | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Why Brain-Based Learning Means Always Connecting Old Knowledge With New
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How Laughter Improves Your Memory

How Laughter Improves Your Memory | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
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New Evidence Links Music Education, Higher Test Scores

New Evidence Links Music Education, Higher Test Scores | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Research from Canada finds high-performing students do even better if they are enrolled in ongoing music classes.
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6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Understanding the way we tick might help us to tick even better.

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We all need to make sure our brain works as effectively as possible

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Anxious children have bigger ‘fear centers’ in the brain

Anxious children have bigger ‘fear centers’ in the brain | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it

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"The amygdala is a key “fear center” in the brain. Alterations in the development of the amygdala during childhood may have an important influence on the development of anxiety problems, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry."

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Did you know that anxiety-related traits and symptoms can be reliably assessed in children as young as 7 years old? Me neither.

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Games In The Classroom: What the Research Says

Games In The Classroom: What the Research Says | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
The way we understand the expectations and promises of today’s game-based approaches will have a long-term impact on how we imagine and implement them in the future.
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102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For Brain-Based Teaching

102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For Brain-Based Teaching | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For, Well, Brain-Based Teaching
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10 Things Children Know That Adults Seem To Have Forgotten

10 Things Children Know That Adults Seem To Have Forgotten | The Brain and Learning | Scoop.it
Sometimes it feels that we spend our entire lives trying to return to who we were as children. Here's what we can learn from our younger selves to bring more clarity and joy into adulthood....
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