The Brain’s Biology: A Negative Feedback Loop System

Our brain is wired to alert us when things aren’t going the way we’d like. While this helps us survive, we need to do more to maximize our success and joy. Continue reading

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Seeing the Best in Every Child: The Importance of Neurodiversity

At this point, it is no longer meaningful to talk about disorders. Instead, we need to shift paradigms and speak, instead, of diversities – specifically of neurodiversity. Continue reading

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Keeping Children Open For Growth And Learning

Just as a cell is either “open” or “closed,” our children are either closed for protection or open for growth and learning. How we interact with kids goes a long way in determining if they remain open and ready for learning. Continue reading

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Transcendental Meditation: The Om-School Connection

“Mom! Dad! I have a new mantra!” “Lemme guess: i before e, except after c?” Not exactly, folks.  Like, a mantra mantra. We’re talking om.

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cognitive neuroscience


Definition Neuroscience is the study of the human nervous system, the brain, and the biological basis of consciousness, perception, memory, and learning. Discussion The nervous system and the brain are the physical foundation of the human learning process. Neuroscience links … Continue reading

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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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