brain

Good at Math? Good at Science? What’s Your Brain Type?

Understanding your brain type will give you clues to how your mind solves problems. Maybe you, or your students or children have a difficult time with crossword puzzles. Maybe your biggest difficulty has always been math. You might be surprised … Continue reading

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child development

Constructivism and the Developing Child

Through the concept of constructivism, a child is encouraged to learn through determining his own path of knowledge and individual process. Each child is different and special, just like their learning, and constructivism supports the idea that we construct our … Continue reading

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child development

Observational Learning and the Young Child

Observational learning is what it sounds like, learning through observing. The old saying, “monkey see, monkey do,” is fitting when discussing this learning theory. With the child’s internal motivation to learn and accomplish new things, observational learning is the first … Continue reading

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learning style

Teaching and Identifying Learning Disabilities in Students

Being able to identify and effectively diagnose learning problems in students can benefit both the child and the teacher. As an educator, if you know what modifications you can make in your teaching to ensure the child learns in a … Continue reading

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brain

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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Educators

Whole Brained Teaching

Definition Whole-brain teaching is an instructional approach derived from neurolinguistic descriptions of the functions of the brain’s left and right hemispheres. Basic Element Neurolinguistic findings about the brain’s language functions show that in the integrated brain, the functions of one hemisphere are immediately available to the other, producing a more… Read More


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