Category Archives: Brain_Research

Honoring Different Ways of Knowing

We spend so much time in schools developing programs and tests that honor only a limited range of ways of knowing… Daniel Tammet, an autistic savant, reminds us through his experiences why it is so crucial for us to honor different … Continue reading

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Active Learning – Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner discusses how kids learn and what education should be like…including Multiple entry points Active learning Public display of learning What do you think?

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Are You Tapping Your Brain’s Potential?

In 1968 Pyotr Anokhin, student of Ivan Pavlov, published his research showing the minimum number of thought patterns the human brain could make is the number 1 followed by 10.5 million kilometers of typewritten zeros. It’s hard enough to wrap … Continue reading

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