Brain-based teaching strategies

Teaching physical & chemical changes – it’s not easy!

Did you ever struggle with your explanation of the difference between chemical and physical changes?  I always have, because it’s not a simple answer.  The WORST thing I could do … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brain-friendly classrooms

Did you know that your brain has to be made “ready to learn” ?  Your job as a classroom teacher will be to create a “brain friendly” environment.  A happy, … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teaching through a tragedy

How do you describe the feelings of fellow teachers as they prepare lessons for Monday morning in the face of the tragedy in Newtown, CT?  You see, that could have … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brain-based learning

Brain-based learning has become the latest buzzword in education.  But why has it become so popular?  Well, the introduction of scientific equipment like the MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machine has … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment


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December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

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