Brain Labs: A Place to Enliven Learning (Edutopia, October 22, 2015)
Dr Lori Desautels outlines how an environment for teaching children about metacognition can develop skills in self-reflection, emotional regulation, attention and cognitive flexibility.
Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused Attention Practices (Edutopia, October 22, 2015)
Lists classroom activities that can increase information processing, improve thinking and regulate emotions.
Engaging Brains: How to Enhance Learning by Teaching Kids About Neuroplasticity (Edutopia, February 11, 2014)
Discusses why this concept improves learning and lists some examples of teaching techniques.
Five things schools can do to help pupil’s mental health (The Conversation, July 6, 2017)
Lists strategies schools can implement for all students.
Good kind of challenge (The Journal Gazette, August 15, 2018)
East Allen County Schools explain how they are implementing lessons designed to develop well rounded students focusing on skills such as active listening.
How to Teach Students about the Brain (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, December 2009/January 2010)
Judy Willis, neurologist and middle school teacher explains why teaching students about their brain increases learning and outlines teaching strategies.
Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain (Greater Good Magazine UC Berkley, March 19, 2013)
Psychologist Louis Cozolino explains teaching techniques linked to brain function that can make students more successful learners.