Yearly Archives: 2013

2013 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award will be presented at the Learning & the Brain® Educational Conference in Boston this week

At the upcoming Learning & the Brain® educational conference in Boston, MA, the 2013 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award will be presented to Dr. David B. Daniel from James Madison University for his contributions to the field of Mind, Brain



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TOP RESEARCHERS TO SHOW WAYS TO ENGAGE STUDENTS’ BRAINS TO LEARN at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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     November 1, 2013 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781) 449-4010 x102 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com ENGAGING 21ST CENTURY MINDS: USING TECHNOLOGY, NATURE, COGNITION & COLLABORATION FOR DEEPER LEARNING WHAT: Neuroscience and education researchers will present findings that show active, outdoor



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World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students by Yong Zhao

In World Class Learners, Dr. Yong Zhao stresses the dire need of today’s schools to branch out from the required curriculum of core standards to introduce the entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in the modern world. He explains that the



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Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators by Joyce Cooper-Kahn and Margaret Foster

All teachers must deal with students who are unable to get organized, meet due dates, and plan ahead.  Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators is a concise, explicable guide that provides the necessary background and



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The Brain and Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman is an expert in the area of Emotional Intelligence (EI). His book is ideal for educators trying to understand the emotional system of students as well as their own. Goleman uncovers the defining characteristics of EI, which separate



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The Learning Brain by Torkel Klingberg

The Learning Brain, Memory and Brain Development in Children by Torkel Klingberg is a great introduction to neuroscience for any teacher interested in the working capacity and memory of her students. Just as teachers learn from their students when problems



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Make Your Brain Smarter: Increase Your Brain’s Creativity, Energy and Focus by Sandra Bond Chapman with Shelly Kirkland

Dr. Chapman establishes the critical concept of Brain Power by first and foremost defying the common misconception that intelligence is inherent and cannot be changed over one’s lifespan. She explains that predetermined intelligence is an antiquated concept that does not



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TOP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE WAYS TO IMPROVE STUDENT EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SKILLS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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    April 24, 2013 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781) 449-4010 x102kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com EXECUTIVE SKILLS FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS: ENHANCING SELF-REGULATION, REASONING AND WORKING MEMORY WHAT: Neuroscience is finding that the frontal lobes of the brain, which regulate such functions as



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TOP RESEARCHERS DISCUSS IMPORTANCE OF STUDENT MOTIVATION AND MINDSETS IN ACADEMIC SUCCESS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® SYMPOSIUM

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      April 1, 2013 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781)-449-4010 x102 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com STUDENTS MINDSETS AND MOTIVATION: ATTITUDES, STRESS AND PERFORMANCE WHAT: Recent brain and educational research has found that certain character skills, such as persistence, resilience and optimistic mindsets,



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inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity by Tina Seelig

What is the mysterious talent that creative people possess? Tina Seelig answers this question in inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity.  To some, creativity is an elusive characteristic that is difficult to acquire. But Seelig defines creativity as an innate



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