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Every kid needs a champion

Every kid needs a champion | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
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3 rules to spark learning

3 rules to spark learning | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works.
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How to Rewire Your Brain for Success

How to Rewire Your Brain for Success | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
The latest neuroscience suggests you can literally edit your memory. Here's what this big breakthrough means for you.
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Why I Homeschool? Sir Ken Robinson - multiple intelligences - YouTube

Why I Homeschool? Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) c...
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Secret Teacher: teaching is increasingly being built on a web of lies

Secret Teacher: teaching is increasingly being built on a web of lies | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Stop pretending our education system is about the students, it's all about manipulating data for survival, says The Secret Teacher (Education News: Secret Teacher: teaching is increasingly being built on a web of lies
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Neuroscience Reveals The Deep Power of Human Empathy

Neuroscience Reveals The Deep Power of Human Empathy | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Without empathy, human beings are lonely, disconnected creatures.
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Nuts and Bolts the neuron - BrainFacts.org

Nuts and Bolts the neuron - BrainFacts.org | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Neurons are highly specialised cells that conduct and process information in animals, enabling thought, perception and control of movement. Problems with neuronal function underpin a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Seven Innovators Who are Doing Impressive Work in their 70s and 80s | MIT Technology Review

Seven Innovators Who are Doing Impressive Work in their 70s and 80s | MIT Technology Review | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
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The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
So yea, you know how the left brain is really realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical, and the right brain is so darn creative, passionate, sensual, tasteful, ...
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Language: Broca and Wernicke's Areas

A description of both Broca's Area and Wernicke's Area in the brain.
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Reading skill linked to differences in brain structure - BBC News

Reading skill linked to differences in brain structure - BBC News | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
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Reading skill linked to differences in brain structure
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Written Chinese is very different to many other written languages, as its symbols represent whole words, rather than the sounds that build up words.
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Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior ...

Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior ... | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
MRI scans don't indicate that one hemisphere dominates or affects personality.
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TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change

TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Newcastle, the United Kingdom. This is where Sugata Mitra, this year’s TED award winner lives and teaches. Thanks to him, millions of children in the poorest areas of the world are now…
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Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.
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Your Brain’s Response to Other People’s Pain

Your Brain’s Response to Other People’s Pain | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it

Your Brain’s Response to Other People’s Pain

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Sir Ken Robinson - Educating the Heart and Mind - YouTube

http://www.dalailamacenter.org Sir Ken Robinson speaks during the Dalai Lama Center's Educating the Heart Series. He discusses the importance of an education...
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley - YouTube

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring t...
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The Royal Institution of Great Britain | An introduction to neuroscience (Part 1)

Want to know more about your brain? Try our neuroscience short course with the brilliant @sophiescott http://t.co/9TsOhZWsO2
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Can neuroscience enhance acceptance of Emotional Intelligence? | HRZone

Can neuroscience enhance acceptance of Emotional Intelligence? | HRZone | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
EI is incredibly useful to businesses but it needs to gain wholesale acceptance. (Can neuroscience enhance acceptance of Emotional Intelligence?
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How Sleep Helps Brain Learn Motor Task

How Sleep Helps Brain Learn Motor Task | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Researchers pinpoint the brain regions and brainwave frequencies associated with sleep-enhanced learning of a sequential finger tapping task.
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Computer can read letters directly from the brain - Radboud University

Computer can read letters directly from the brain - Radboud University | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
By analysing MRI images of the brain with an elegant mathematical model, it is possible to reconstruct thoughts more accurately than ever before.
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Right Brain vs Left Brain

A very interesting educational video that explain the difference between Left and Right Brain. www.oakton.edu/resource/ims/scientificamericanfrontiersintrops...
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Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions - National Geographic

Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions - National Geographic | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
National Geographic Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions National Geographic When researchers recorded and analyzed electroencephalograms (EEGs) of the brain activity of rats during cardiac arrest, they discovered that in the seconds...
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Brain scans could uncover dyslexia before kids learn to read - CNET

Brain scans could uncover dyslexia before kids learn to read - CNET | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Medical Daily Brain scans could uncover dyslexia before kids learn to read CNET Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects around 1 in 10 people in the U.S., where it is typically diagnosed around second grade but sometimes goes...
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Psychology's answer to trolling and online abuse

Psychology's answer to trolling and online abuse | Neuroscience and teaching | Scoop.it
Chris Chambers: If the 'sleep of reason produces monsters' then psychological science offers the tools to awaken it
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