Monthly Archives: June 2011

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Natural Learning: The Brain Based Principles

Education and educators are in the spotlight as never before.  Parents, politicians, business, and the media are calling for better “results.”  And yet almost no attention is being publicly paid to how people learn naturally, and what sort of teaching … Continue reading