Renate Caine

Renate Caine is co-author of ten books, and has written many articles and chapters, that integrate brain research, psychology, small group processes, systems thinking and education. She and her husband coined the term “Brain Based Learning in their ground breaking article in Educational Leadership in 1990. Their work has been used as foundational material for some of the world’s leading edge educational reform efforts. You can learn more about Renate and her vast body of work by visiting the Caine Learning website.

Renate Caine, Ph.D, is an education researcher, learning theorist, writer and consultant. She runs professional development programs for educators, and talks to and consults with schools, universities and other organizations.


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Current Events for Kids: Tackling Today’s Race Issues

Unlike many current events discussions, which can seem relatively abstract to kids, one that hits close to home centers on racial issues. Even young children may see instances of racial tension occurring in real-life situations, making it an important topic to delve into during your dinnertime discussions. But how do… Read More


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Share Your Thoughts: Exchange Programs

My father sent me this article from the Boston Globe the other day which talks about a Japanese baseball high school team coming to Massachusetts and spending a week with an American counterpart. It's a wonderful example of how kids can learn and grow, made possible by a passion they collectively share. As I… Read More


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Low Tech Tuesday: Origami

"Origami" is the contraction of the Japanese words ori and gami, which mean folding and paper. It's a traditional technique from the XVIIe century used to create fun designs. Why Origami is great Origami is great because there is just one simple rule: you cannot cut and/or glue (it's then called… Read More


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