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
Take a look at this new study about the ideal time frame for students to learn a second language.
  • Science News
We all know that kids spend many hours a day using smartphones but what is it doing to their brains?
  • Stanford University
Encourage students to be more active, not only for their physical health, but for their brain health as well!
  • BrainBlogger
Read this to discover some simple strategies to assist students with time management and other executive functions.
  • Edutopia
You might think that having lots of colorful posters in your classroom will aid students but this may not be true in reality. Read more to find out why.
  • Edutopia
Learn about the benefits that short but frequent breaks can have on easily distracted students.
  • Edutopia
Discover the addictiveness behind video games to understand the way students are motivated.
  • Psychology Today
Don’t forget Brain Awareness Week is coming up in March. This year be fully prepared with these resources.
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Check out the top 6 resources other teachers found helpful in 2018.
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Dr. Larry Rosen shows why he believes student distratction is a function of poor metacognition, boredom, and nomophobia.
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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Learn more about the different strategies used for managing trauma in the classroom.
  • Concordia University Blog

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.