Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Lefty or Righty?

You’ve surely heard about students being left-brained or right-brained. And: you’ve probably heard that this…



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How Best to Take Notes: A Public Service Announcement

The school year is beginning, and so you’re certainly seeing many (MANY) articles about the┬ádebate…



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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst...

Humans are capable of horrifying aggression, dehumanization, destruction, and violence and at the same time…



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Online K-12 Schools

The upcoming Learning and the Brain Conference (Boston, November) will focus on “Merging Minds and…



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Promoting Motivation?

Over at 3 Star Learning Experiences, Kirschner and Neelan are skeptical about research into academic…



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The Battle of the Sexes, in Headlines

Two articles jumped out at me today because of the illustrative way they clash with…



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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Expected (and Unexpected) Effects

Quick! Where’s your cell phone? Now that I’ve got your attention: what effect does the…



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Emotional Intelligence: Teachers’ Perspectives

The National Network of State Teachers of the Year has released a report on teaching…



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Home News

I’ll be on vacation during the month of August; in fact, I’ll be out of…



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