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• a student's attitude toward learning a skill determines for the most part the amount and kind of learning that takes place. 2. Principle of Practice • practicing the motor skill correctly is essential for learning to take place. PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING MOTOR SKILLS PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING MOTOR SKILLS
Sharp Brains

Sharp Brains

Brain training works: Study finds 10-year benefit from 10-hour training By: SharpBrains Brain train­ing helped older adults stay sharp for years –study (Reuters): “A brief course of brain exer­cises helped older adults hold on to improve­ments in rea­son­ing skills and pro­cess­ing speed for 10 years after the course ended, accord­ing to results from the largest study ever done on cog­ni­tive train­ing.

Mind Hacks

The headlines BBC: Truth or lie – trust your instinct, says research British Psychological Society: Our subconscious mind may detect liars Daily Mail: Why you SHOULD go with your gut: Instinct is better at detecting lies than our conscious mind The Story Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that we have the ability to unconsciously detect lies, even when we’re not able to explicitly say who is lying and who is telling the truth. Mind Hacks
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Learning & Brain Society

Learning & Brain Society Learning & the Brain® provides educational Conferences, Symposiums and Summer Institutes and one-day professional development training seminars on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology and their potential applications to education. Teachers, school administrators, psychologists, and clinicians from throughout the United States, Canada and more than 60 countries around the world have been attending Learning & the Brain® Conferences for more than a decade to hear from leading researchers and universities about the latest discoveries in neuroscience and neuroeducation. Come and learn about the latest brain-based learning, teaching, interventions and curriculum at our various events. One Day Seminars February 19, 2014 Garden Grove, CA February 20, 2014 Glendale, CA
EDUCERI › Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) - Brain and Learning Is the current classroom model of learning “brain-unfriendly”? Why are students failing to master numeracy and literacy skills efficiently enough to be employable? Why are one out of six students disruptive and school-haters? Since 1999, CERI's “Brain and Learning” project has been working towards a better understanding of the learning processes of an individual’s lifecycle. The first phase of the project (1999 – 2002) brought together an international group of researchers in several fora to review potential implications of recent research findings in brain and learning sciences for policy-makers. OECD: Brain & Learning OECD: Brain & Learning
The Art of Slipping in Some Learning The Art of Slipping in Some Learning. Off to the side of Eric Azcuy’s cluttered desk were two products from Nissin Foods: one Cup Noodles and one box of Chow Mein. It looked like lunch, but it was actually the day’s art lesson. The inspiration came from an NPR story Mr. Azcuy had read earlier describing how the design of instant soup cups makes them tip over easily, spilling their hot contents on, and often burning, young eaters. So, Mr. The Art of Slipping in Some Learning
Parents as Partners with Habits of Mind! Raising Caring, Capable Kids with Habits of Mind provides many engaging stories and examples for parents to their help children succeed and thrive in school as well as in life. There are practical tips that apply to daily life with children--for issues big and small-- everything from managing homework to resolving arguments between siblings to encouraging the reluctant child. Habits of Mind

Habits of Mind

Thinking Foundation p> Case Studies Thinking Foundations collaborates with schools and school districts around the world for ongoing research. As part of our mission, we provide a forum for schools to tell their stories and share their insights so others can learn from their experiences.

Thinking Foundation

World memory champions The 2014 season starts with a BANG! in March with 6 National Memory Championships. All are welcome including first timers and seasoned competitors 6th Slovenian Open2nd Italian Open2nd Mongolian6th Welsh Open17th USA Championships3rd Algerian Open more details on upcoming Championships World memory champions
L. Ron Hubbard Study Technology: Effective Learning and Education The future of our planet will one day rest in the hands of our children. How well equipped will they be to carry society forward? Ron Hubbard: Study Technology Ron Hubbard: Study Technology
Applied Scholastics
This site has been designed for educators at all levels and is dedicated to the translation of brain research to classroom practice. The Brain – Our 3-pound Universe “Education is discovering the brain and that’s about the best news there could be… Anyone who does not have a thorough, holistic grasp of the brain’s architecture, purposes, and main ways of operating is as far behind the times as an automobile designer without a full understanding of engines.” – Leslie Hart, “Human Brain, Human Learning”

Mind Matters

Socratic Method Research Portal

PART I: Introduction to the Socratic method PART II: The Socratic Cultivation of Critical Thinking The Socratic method of questioning is named after the Greek philosopher Socrates (469 BC–399 BC), who lived in Athens during the Golden age of Greece. His father was Sophroniscus, a stone cutter, and his mother was Phaenarete, a midwife.

21st century education

Like Alice, many educators, policy makers and even the general public respond resoundingly with "That's impossible!" when challenged to adopt a new paradigm of education for the 21st century. Most people today adhere to a paradigm of education that is strictly 19th century.
American Academy of Neurology Capitol Hill Report: Congress Listens to AAN You can count on the AAN. Learn how the AAN is working to help protect your practice and your patients.
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