Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Brain-Based Learning

Explore the mysteries of the human brain! Find out how discoveries in neuroscience provide insights into how students learn -- and how to engage them in the classroom.

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

Neuroimaging and EEG studies provide a scientific basis for the sometimes controversial belief that children become better learners when they actually enjoy learning.

Summer Fun with the Brain in Mind

Whether storytelling, dressing backwards, or celebrating a different family member each day, summer games activate the joy of learning, decision-making, questioning, and playing with ideas.

Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

Is there a difference between performance goals and mastery goals? Yes -- and that difference can affect student outcome on assessments.

How to Enhance Learning by Teaching Kids About Neuroplasticity

Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, brain-based teaching program developers and authors, share the exciting possibilities for improving student learning by teaching young people about how their brains learn.

Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Dive into Edutopia's curated list of resources, articles, videos, and links for exploring the connection between education and neuroscience.

Discuss

Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative

Last comment 1 day 15 hours ago
9 118 3,189 views

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

Last comment 23 hours 15 min ago
5 832 21,332 views

Lack of reading skills, which require practice

Last comment 1 week 14 hours ago
4 0 106 views

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

Blog posted Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:29
5 832 21,332 views

Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative

Blog posted Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:56
9 118 3,189 views

Lack of reading skills, which require practice

Discussion posted Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:54
4 0 106 views

Browse

Pages

Pages

Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning

In this guide, you’ll get practical tips across the K-12 spectrum, as well as a reading list and a variety of resources to help you learn more about this fascinating field.

1 128,980 views