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Right Brain Learning

The right brain is an important part of who we are, but is often pushed to the side with the dominant left-brain taking control. The left-brain is in charge of logical sequencing, rational thought, and analytical reasoning. But, the right … Continue reading

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Piaget

Definition Swiss biologist and psychologist Jean Piaget (1896-1980) is renowned for constructing a highly influential model of child development and learning. Piaget’s theory is based on the idea that the developing child builds cognitive structures–in other words, mental “maps,” schemes, … Continue reading

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Brain Based Learning

Using Natural Learning to Teach Basic Math

One way to substantially raise standards across the board is to identify and tap into learning capacities of students that are not already being used. Natural learning (formerly “brain based learning” as we originally defined it) is beautifully positioned to provide guidance. The reason? Natural learning takes for granted that… Read More


Brain Based Learning

The Three Elements of Great Teaching

The 12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles describe several processes that are all happening at the same time.  The body is active.  Senses are engaged.  Students are searching for meaning and trying to understand.  The way that they connect with others powerfully influences what they are thinking and feeling.  And so on.… Read More




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