Learning, Education, and Neuroscience
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How meta-learning (information about learning) can improve learning, and related topics.
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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School | Learning, Education, and Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
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"Often students have no idea why Google or any other search provider works the way it does. And they don’t know how to phrase questions to get the answers they seek."

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Has Google Destroyed Your Memory? No. It’s Much Weirder Than That.

Has Google Destroyed Your Memory? No. It’s Much Weirder Than That. | Learning, Education, and Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The following is excerpted from Clive Thompson’s book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better, out now from the Penguin Press. Is the Internet ruining our ability to remember facts?
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In my family, we have laughingly referred to each other (or, more often, our kids) as our external hard drives. This article explains why we use each other's memory and why we can be glad we do.

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