Brain-Based Learning

Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD

Summary:  This article suggests six brain-based strategies to help kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder build confidence, engagement, and focus. Source:  Dr. Lori Desautels, Edutopia, March 31, 2017 Categories:  SEL Basics, Mental Health, Brain-Based Learning Description: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 11 percent of children—that’s 6.4 million kids—in the United States ages …

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Study of Brain Waves Could Answer How Learning Occurs

Summary: This article reports on an experimental study done by Washington State University which studies how children respond in terms of eye movements, pulse, and brain waves as they are taught in a classroom environment.  This research seeks to identify the link between teaching and learning and using an experimental research design, determine how students …

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Brain-Based Learning

Using Brain Science to Boost Social and Emotional Skills

Summary: This issue brief from the University of Minnesota Extension Series explores the relevance of brain science to social and emotional learning, with a particular emphasis on how youth workers can apply this learning to youth development programs Source: Susan Beaulieu and Kathyrn Sharpe, University of Minnesota Youth Development Issue Brief, July 2015 Category: SEL …

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School Neuroscience Unleashes Students’ Brain Power

Summary: Districts deploy the science of learning to engage students, close achievement gaps and overcome disabilities.  The article also includes some suggestions as to how to make neuroscience work for your school or district. Source:  Matt Zalaznick, District Administration, July 2015 Categories: Brain-Based Learning, Student Engagement Description: Educational neuroscience empowers teachers with new insights into …

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