Sing Along Science

Warren G. Phillips Brain-based teaching strategies

Science Fair Anxiety

What happens when the teacher announces a science fair? Anxiety! Students are not sure where to start.  Parents are not sure how to help.  And sometimes, the teacher has not … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Reflections About Teaching on 9-11

Teaching as the World Trade Center twin towers collapse… September 11, 2001 was a beautiful, not-a-cloud-in-the-sky late summer day in Plymouth, MA. (“America’s Home Town”). I’ll never forget the day … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Honoring Fallen Teachers At The National Teachers Hall Of Fame Memorial

Please help!… 🙂 I and The National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) are asking for your support of legislation to designate our National Memorial to Fallen Educators as a national … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to Jessica

Today, I received an e-mail from a former student, Jessica, who is in her senior year of college studying biochemistry and trying to determine her path in life. Here’s what … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Neural Pathways – Visualization of Learning

The following is a visualization of how we learn and why we remember things. Neural pathways are created each time we learn something new, and these pathways are strengthened the … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Human Connectome Project

What’s new in brain research? Scientists are working on a map of human thoughts! A new technology is allowing neuroscientists to map the brain’s connections in ever-greater detail.

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mirror Neurons, Autism, and How We Learn

            Traditionally, scientists have thought that there were two distinct types of nerve cells (neurons) in the human body: motor neurons and sensory neurons. Motor neurons carry signals from the … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment