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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.

Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain

Increase the likelihood of successful results in your students by cultivating an attitude about life that relies on taking realistic, positive action.

Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

By teaching students to "drive their own brain" through metacognition, we provide a concrete way to guide them think about how they can best learn.

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.

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.

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Understanding the Causes of Dyslexia for Effective Intervention

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What Student Self-Advocacy Really Looks Like

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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

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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.

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