Teaching Techniques

Young woman listening to a boom box while lying down
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.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
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
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Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
  • Edutopia
  • 2 min
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
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)

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