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
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
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
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
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.
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
Teaching a Lesson that Students NEVER Forget! Using music in the classroom..