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What New Science Tell Us About Kids' Memory and What That Means for Parents

What New Science Tell Us About Kids' Memory and What That Means for Parents | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Your kid’s brain is not able to recall detail and stories of events in the same way that your adult brain is.
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Imagination is such an ancient ability it might precede language – Stephen T Asma | Aeon Essays

Imagination is such an ancient ability it might precede language – Stephen T Asma | Aeon Essays | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Our imaginative life today has access to the pre-linguistic, ancestral mind: rich in imagery, emotions and associations
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Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet. It doesn’t have to work, mind you, but it does have to include plausible technology. We’ve been doing this project eight years now. The first time I saw the “tile” product that we now use to locate keys and […]
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Teaching Morals and Ethics In a World of Gray

Teaching Morals and Ethics In a World of Gray | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
The murderous mobster Jimmy Hoffa once said, “I may have my faults, but being wrong ain’t one of them.” If such an evil man – guilty of prostitution, gambling, corruption, murder and more — didn’t see his faults, what hope do we teachers have of teaching kids the difference between right and wrong? Cathy Rubin […]
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Are novelists or psychologists better at describing people? – Carlin Flora | Aeon Essays

Are novelists or psychologists better at describing people? – Carlin Flora | Aeon Essays | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Can novelists or psychologists better capture the strange multitude of realities in every human self?
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Students avoid ‘different’ classmates for group discussions

Students avoid ‘different’ classmates for group discussions | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Research finds undergraduates ‘self-sort’ by gender and ethnicity for group work
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So? So What? What Now? How To Keep The Learning Going

So? So What? What Now? How To Keep The Learning Going | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
So? So What? What Now? How To Keep The Learning Going
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The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum of Choice

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The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum of Choice
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Your boss is worried you soon won't have the skills needed to get a job

Your boss is worried you soon won't have the skills needed to get a job | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
New research suggests that nearly a third of US business leaders and technology analysts express “no confidence” that education and job training in the country will evolve rapidly enough.
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Shifting Needs in a Digital World

Shifting Needs in a Digital World | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
  Recently, Gerald Fussell wrote a blog post examining how our priorities in schools support our students and their diverse, dynamic needs. Based on his thinking around Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs using a school lens, and the graphic he created above; he explores the challenges schools face in supporting students through to the Self Actualization…

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 24, 2017 6:53 PM
The post links Maslow and a digital world.
Edward Russell's curator insight, June 30, 2017 4:23 AM
linking the bedrock of Maslow to 21st century literacy - including issues like excessive screen time, cyber-bullying and the need for fostering a positive public online identity
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 6, 2017 7:28 AM
Shifting Needs in a Digital World
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5 Keys to Motivating Struggling Learners - Relationships still the key!  By Barbara Blackburn

5 Keys to Motivating Struggling Learners - Relationships still the key!  By Barbara Blackburn | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, June 25, 2017 2:48 PM
Absolutely true!  Relationships are critical for engaging students. My own research has shown this to me and as Rita Pierson famously said, They won't care about learning until they know that you care.
Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, June 26, 2017 4:15 AM
Vijf sleutels waar je leerlingen al een heel eind mee komen. 
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 26, 2017 1:19 PM
Well worth a read. While aimed at K-12 teachers, there is much that is useful for higher ed. 
 
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This is how you can find meaning in your life, and still be happy

This is how you can find meaning in your life, and still be happy | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
On the face of it, there are many situations in which doing something that makes us happier fails to make our lives more meaningful.
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Some Brain Neurons May Help Distinguish Reality from Imagination | Psych Central News

Some Brain Neurons May Help Distinguish Reality from Imagination | Psych Central News | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Neurons in the lateral prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain found to be abnormal in psychosis, are also important in helping people distinguish between
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Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic

Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Here's all 188 cognitive biases in existence, grouped by how they impact our thoughts and actions. We also give some specific cognitive bias examples.
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6 Projects that Promote Student Ownership in the First Month of School by John Spencer

6 Projects that Promote Student Ownership in the First Month of School by John Spencer | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
John Spencer

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 29, 2017 3:38 AM
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Valentina Duque's curator insight, October 20, 2017 10:00 PM
Besides contributing to team work strengthening,students- centered projects allow learners to think out of the box by thinking critically and creatively  since these opportunities to construct learning through the involvement of projects foster autonomous and team work which turns out to be a powerful method to let students construct their learning processes.  
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18 of the coolest office spaces around the world

18 of the coolest office spaces around the world | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Business Insider France est un site d’information sur l’économie, les technologies, les entrepreneurs, l’innovation, les découvertes et bien plus encore. En texte, en images, en vidéos et en graphiques, de l’actualité essentielle et percutante.
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Eight important neuropsychological syndromes you’ve probably never heard of

Eight important neuropsychological syndromes you’ve probably never heard of | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Studying people who have brain damage or illness has been hugely important to progress in psychology. By Christian Jarrett
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Music to Move To: Producing for Movement Therapy | Native Instruments Blog

Music to Move To: Producing for Movement Therapy | Native Instruments Blog | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Movement Tracks are pioneering new methods of using music to help patients with cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease regain the ability to walk.
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Genius Hour Resources

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Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them.  My gifted 3rd-5th graders participate in this project, and present their learning when they are ready.  This page is devoted to sharing some of the resources I've collected over the past…
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Disrupted Prefrontal Regulation of Striatal Subjective Value Signals in Psychopathy

Disrupted Prefrontal Regulation of Striatal Subjective Value Signals in Psychopathy | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
Psychopaths are notorious for their criminal behavior and poor self-control, but underlying
neural mechanisms remain unresolved. Using fMRI in incarcerated offenders, Hosking
et al. show that regulatory cortico-striatal connectivity is weakened in psychopathy,
driving heightened striatal value encoding during decision making.
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What’s Normal?

When it comes to childhood aggression, what is normal and what is not? When does behavior cross the line from anger to aggression?
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The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others? | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than others? Buffer cofounder Leo Widrich dives into what the research has to say about this and more.
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It's important to remember that forgetting is important

It's important to remember that forgetting is important | Teacher's corner | Scoop.it
If files on your computer suddenly vanished, you’d be in line for a new one pretty quickly, and yet that’s what our brains do all the time. Forgetting is a frustrating experience, but a new paper suggests that when it comes to human memory, forgetting things may be just as important as remembering.
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Why Reading Is the Most Intelligent Thing You Can Do

Reading plays an integral role in developing our intelligence, problem-solving, and analytical skills. All good reasons to do more of it.
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