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Q & A Collections: Brain-Based Learning

By Larry Ferlazzo — July 15, 2016 1 min read

I’ll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past five years. You can see all those collections from the first four years here.

Here are the ones I’ve posted so far:

This Year’s Most Popular Q & A Posts!

Classroom Management Advice

Student Motivation & Social Emotional Learning

Implementing The Common Core

Race & Gender Challenges

Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year

Today’s theme is “Brain-Based Learning.” You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:

* Using ‘Brain-Based Learning’ in the Classroom

The staff at BrainFacts.org brought together three affiliated neuroscientists to make contributions in this first post of a four-part series.

* Working Smarter, Not Harder, With Neuroscience in the Classroom

Educators Wendi Pillars and Wendy Ostroff offered their experiences in this post.

* Taking Advantage Of Neural Networks In The Classroom

Dr. David Dockterman, Renate N. Caine, Ph.D., and Kevin D. Washburn, (Ed.D) are contributed their responses here.

* Teachers as “Brain Changers”

In this post, I shared some of my thoughts, a guest response from well-known author and researcher David A. Sousa, and comments left by readers.

I hope you’ve found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!

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