Teaching Techniques

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Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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A blend of influences can set the stage for scientific skepticism, but educators can direct a play for creating confidence in the field.
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Read more to learn how to take advantage of a multisensory learning environment.
  • BOLD
Learn about the long-lasting impact of exercise on your brain's health.
  • TED
  • 13 min
Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
  • Edutopia
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Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
  • Psychology Today
Let's teach kids more effective ways of studying in order to reduce test anxiety.
  • Psychology Today
Educators may be able to take a different perspective if they understood a bit more of the neuroscience behind learning.
  • Psychology Today
Even light phone users get anxious when their mobile device is taken away for a short time.
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  • 3 min
Understanding how your brain works best and knowing how to avoid distractions can improve school performance.
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  • 3 min
All those open tabs on your internet browser can make it hard to focus — and might even drag down your GPA.
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  • 3 min

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