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resources explaining learning theory and teaching strategies focusing on brain research


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    A Character-Driven and Brain Compatible Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article uses research on how the brain impacts learning to detail eight elements that are necessary to create a brain-compatible environment in the classroom. It also outlines practical ways to teach Lifelong Guidelines, Life Skills, character development...

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    An Adventist Approach to Cognitive Science Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Cognitive science, the study of the mind, brain, and thinking, is the basis for evidence-based teaching practices. However, popularization of cognitive science can sometimes introduce ideas that hamper student learning and undermine Adventist educational philosophy....

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    An Extraordinary Time: Teaching in the 21st Century Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How has brain research influenced instruction practices? Susan Kovalik shares an instructional method that is built on information from research on the brain: Integrated Thematic Instruction (ITI). ITI combines four teaching, learning, and science constructs...

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    Book Review - The Brain that Changes Itself Grade 9-Lifelong
    The mind is not static. The reason education is possible is because the brain can change. This brief book review explores one author's collection of case studies and explanations of the need for change.

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    Brain and Mind - A Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Koh looks at "the philosophical questions revolving around the mind-brain relationship which challenge the Christian to consider the human brain from the standpoint of the human person, and the person from the standpoint of God's purposes." This...

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    Brain References Preschool-Lifelong
    Each Selected Brain Facts topic provides brief notes with references for additional study of brain research. Available topics include: adaption, addictive behaviors, affirmation, aging, brain-body communication, brain development, brain dysfunctions,...

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    Brain Research - Does It Support Ellen G. White's Counsels to Educators? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This feature article identifies the connection between Ellen White's counsels on education and the findings of current brain researchers. Caviness examines 15 recurrent themes in brain research and 12 in Ellen White's counsels; she arrives at insightful conclusions...

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    Brain-Based Learning - Fact or Fiction? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Current developments in brain research offer many insights for teaching and learning educators; however, teachers and principals should demonstrate caution by learning how to apply brain research intelligently, thereby avoiding the misuse of such research...

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    Downshifting - Gear up for Success Preschool-Lifelong
    The brain consists of several functional layers that can be compared to gears in a vehicle. In situations of trauma, crisis, or any type of fear, the brain downshifts in an attempt to access functions that promote safety. While this is a helpful strategy,...

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    Educating With the Brain in Mind Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christine Goad demonstrates how a teacher can combine key principles of Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Theory and Marian Diamond's research on Enriched Environments to create a dynamic classroom setting that provides opportunities for optimum learning....

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    Educational brain research as compared with Ellen Whites counsels to educators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Purpose of the study: The purpose of this study was threefold: to review current, education-relevant brain research; to review the educational writings of Ellen G. White for major emerging themes/principles; and to compare these findings for similarities...

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    Every Kid Deserves a Good Teacher! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Janet Griffith shares how the two main goals of the Integrated Thematic Approach (ITI) model are in harmony with what educators were given over 100 years ago by Ellen White, which states "Present an education that is as high as heaven and as broad as...

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    Experience Is the Network to the Mind Tertiary-Lifelong
    The application of brain-based learning concepts in higher education can help students make connections, understand the relevance of course work, and solve problems. While this article provides a brief rational for using caution when applying concepts of brain-based...

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    Grey Matter Matters Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The brain is extremely complex. The brain has the amazing ability to reshape and reorganise its neural networks, depending on increased or decreased use, making it malleable or ‘plastic’. This plasticity allows for incredible changes to take...

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    How Neuroscience Informs Teaching & Learning Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention seminar looked at "basic Neuroscience concepts as they apply to learning, the role of emotion/memory in learning, as well as strategies related to the way we teach and how students learn." See the presentation for details.

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    How the Brain Learns Best Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article shares brain-function research conclusions regarding how the brain learns best: 1) through multisensory processing, 2) in a predictable sequence, 3) in a flexible environment, 4) when intrinsically motivated. Learning activities need to include...

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    JAE Editorial: Can Education Help Build a Better Brain? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    An editorial commentary on how developments in brain research impact traditional beliefs held by educators, such as the appropriate time a child should learn to read, write, or perform other developmental tasks. Brain research offers insight into not only...

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    Mind, Brain, and Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 1
    Western society currently promotes formal preschool training. This article addresses claims that this is important and presents a perspective of the parent-child relationship and the essential nature of the growth a child experiences while being nurtured at...

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    Mindful Teaching for Brain Compatibility Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Unravel the mystery of subject matter organization so students can learn it more efficiently and effectively. Students who practice being more thoughtful about their schoolwork become more efficient learners and increase their capacity to learn additional...

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    MindWaves - How to Use Less Brain Energy to Avoid Burnouts and Better Connect With Those Around You Preschool-Lifelong
    Your brain is as unique as your thumbprint. Some things you do require more expenditure of energy from you than it would of others. Some require less. Understanding more about the amount of energy your brain uses in your own thinking processes and aligning...

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    Practical Ways to Improve Your Science Teaching Grade 7-Lifelong
    Many students who choose majors in engineering or science drop out of these programs after one year of college. Factors leading to high drop-out rates include: teaching atmosphere (enthusiasm, empathy, collaboration) and student development and learning (student...

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    Subjective Reality - The Hard Question Tertiary-Lifelong
    The manner in which the 100 billion or so neurons in the human brain work together to give us the rich subjective conscious experience has been referred to as the 'hard question'. Author Own Hughes explores this question exposing some of its difficult dimensions....

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    Teaching the Way Kids Learn - What Brain-Function Research Tells Us About Learning Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares current information on brain-function research, and the implications for learning. It provides a foundation for understanding not only the "how" but also the "why" of good teaching....

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    The Brain and How It Works - Implications for Teaching and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Michael England presents a brief synopsis of recent developments in the area of brain research by focusing on four elements relevant to educators. These areas include: Neural Connections; Perceptual Register; Windows of Learning Opportunity; Enriched Environments....

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    The Brain and Learning - Cellular Memory Preschool-Lifelong
    In our culture learning and memory go hand in glove. There are many forms of memory. Cellular memory involves information-energy stored at the cellular level. This form of memory impacts behaviors at a subconscious level. Have you ever asked yourself, "Why...

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    The Impact of Use of Mathematics Manipulatives on Attitudes Toward Mathematics Success Among Students in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    Math manipulatives are designed to help students visualize and maneuver math concepts. Many studies have been conducted using manipulatives in a single-grade classroom. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the impact of a structured manipulatives...

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    The Importance of Imagination and Play - A Neuro-Cognitive Perspective Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents the topic of imagination and play from a neuro-cognitive perspective. Encouraging a child's imagination and free play may be essential in proper brain development and meaning construction. However, there is a need for balance, as too...

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    The Mind Body Connection - Practical Applications for Brain Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Campbell notes that while research on brain based learning supports concepts presented by Ellen White, a limited understanding of what brain research actually means for education still exists. The article explores the strong connection between learning and...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...

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    The Quality of the Mexican Educational System from the Results of National Evaluations. Learning in Mathematics Grade 3-Grade 7
    This article systematizes information produced by the evaluations of the quality of the Mexican educational system conducted by the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education between 2005 and 2007. Although these evaluations cover several content areas,...

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    Worth the Effort - Applying Brain Research in Kindergarten Kindergarten-Grade 2
    To alleviate first days of school stress, Julie Westlake provided her students with a positive learning environment that was free of threats and stress, allowed student choice, and created a physical environment that allowed her students to excel in arts and...