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Website to Highlight Adolescent Brain

By Jaclyn Zubrzycki — February 28, 2012 1 min read

Researchers in the University of Toronto’s neuroscience department are planning to launch a website that will make information about neuroscience and its implications for instruction available to educators this fall.

The website is part of a project called The Adolescent Brain: Implications for Instruction, which will also include a quarterly newsletter and professional-development courses.

Hazel McBride and Michael Ferrari, both researchers with the university’s well-known Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, say they’re responding to teachers’ interest in using research in neuroscience to inform classroom practices.

A version of this article appeared in the February 29, 2012 edition of Education Week as Website to Highlight Adolescent Brain

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