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Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness
Understanding how the brain learns, functions and stays healthy.
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How the Brain Learns Best: Strategies to Make Learning Stick-Dr. Judy Willis Webinar

Neuroscience is a complex field that educators don't often turn to for inspiration, but knowing a few basic concepts can help you plan teaching strategies that will prompt your students to be more receptive to learning. Dr. Judy Willis Edutopia Webinar.


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Born to Learn

Born to Learn is the first animation in a fascinating series aimed to provide easy-access to the exciting new discoveries constantly being made about how humans learn! Makes a great argument for brain compatible teaching. Narrated by Damian Lewis. (Video)


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caroldibe's comment, May 11, 2012 10:41 PM
tô pirando aqui no seu Scoop...tanta coisa bacana.
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Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It

Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
A new survey considers the intellectual future of the millennial generation.

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Born to Learn: Class Reunion

This second video in the Born to Learn series, Class Reunion, unpacks very neatly the significance of Confucius's explanation that essentially it is only when you take the responsibility of having to do something for yourself that you really start to learn. More about the brain and learning....

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LEARNING & MEMORY: How Do We Remember and Why Do We Often Forget? | Brain World

LEARNING & MEMORY: How Do We Remember and Why Do We Often Forget? | Brain World | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

Are you losing your memory? Are these the first signs of dementia? Chances are, neither.

When our memory is strained, these can be the unsurprising, as well as embarrassing, results. Stress and multitasking are among the chief causes of memory lapses........All about learning & memory......

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Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age

Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Young children at risk for developing dyslexia showed abnormalities on functional MRI brain scans even before they began learning to read, researchers found.
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