A Neurologist Makes the Case for Teaching Teachers About the Brain | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Should teachers be required to learn about the brain, to understand how neuroscience reseach has implications for teaching?

This post looks at how neuroscience knowledge strengthens a teachers ability to "help all children build their brain potential." Did you know that new research on the brains' neuroplasticity shows that educators may "help students literally change their brains - and intelligence."

Learn about what triggers student behaviors, how to bring neuroscience into education, why frontloading is more critical than ever, and find a wealth of resourcesto help you learn more about the neuroscience of learning as well as resources for your students to learn more about the brain.

And if you are looking for a free online course on Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections check out this course from Annenberg Learner: http://www.learner.org/courses/neuroscience/.

Via Beth Dichter