Teaching Techniques

Cartoon of students jumping in front of a chalkboard
Give me a break! Short pauses throughout the day are proven to help students learn. Try this one.
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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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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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What can we learn from failure and why is it important?
  • Kyoto University
Read more to discover the cognitive benefits of play in early childhood.
  • Edutopia
Have you wondered the impact socioeconomic status can have on children's developing brains?
  • TED
While trigger warnings may seem helpful, research shows this may not be the case.
  • Inside Higher Ed
Learn about the importance of introducing children to science at an early age.
  • Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)
Learn more about the ever-changing brains of teenagers.
  • Edutopia

3D Brain

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