brain

Brain Boosting Lunches for Kids

Kids are not going to come running when you offer them a brown bag lunch filled with brain food. In fact, most are going to turn the other way and run as fast as they can! But, parents can sneak … Continue reading

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Right Brain or Left Brain: Children and Creativity

Most young children are excited about doing a creative activity, while others rush through a project or are quick to complain, “I can’t draw.” The child that doodles while listening to directions instead of attentively keeping eye contact frustrates many a … Continue reading

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Decision Making and Right Brain Left Brain

You are lost while driving and need to make a couple of quick-thinking decisions. Should you continue straight or pull over? Ask for directions or figure it out on your own? Your brain is running through all these options trying to … Continue reading

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Train Your Brain with Games

Test your skills by thinking outside of the box with brain teasers, also known as brain games. Maintaining Brain Fitness Brain teasers allow students to utilize their critical thinking skills, use downtime more wisely and enhance their creative thinking, while … Continue reading

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learning

Learning Styles

Definition This approach to learning emphasizes the fact that individuals perceive and process information in very different ways. The learning styles theory implies that how much individuals learn has more to do with whether the educational experience is geared toward … 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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