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 science is clear: Drawing beats out reading and writing to help students remember concepts.
- Explicitly modeling the process of prioritizing tasks builds students’ ability to organize and manage their time.
- Forgetting starts as soon as learning happens, but you can make your teaching stickier with these five tips.
- A quick introduction to metacognition, plus seven questions to help your students become more independent learners.
- A common studying technique—highlighting text—can make students develop a false sense of mastery.
- Brain breaks and focused-attention practices positively impact our emotional state, refocusing our neural circuitry to generate increased activity in the prefrontal cortex, where problem solving and emotional regulation occur.