Category Archive: Brain-based-learning

Sep 19

Stick that in your head

Here’s a ‘quote’ I came up with on one of my runs one day. Someday I should turn this into a lecture. Perhaps uttered at the end of a class period: Stick that in your head, so that when you need it, you’ll have it. More fully: Stick that in your head, so that when …

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Mar 23

Parenting, math, and the Growth Mindset

Handout for Parents

Mar 18

Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidence-based-teaching-strategies/

Sep 19

I want math to be realistic and meaningful

realistic: I take this from Flickr from CU-Boulder and Freudenthal Institute US hosted the Fifth Realistic Mathematics Education conference, or RME5, in September of 2015.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/downclimb/sets/72157656469778994/  Realistic: imaginable, realizable, not just “real-world” Meaningful: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, worthwhile (antonyms: inconsequential) 1. having a serious, important, or useful quality or purpose. “making our …

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Jun 26

Notes from Ted Talk on Memory.

http://www.ted.com/talks/joshua_foer_feats_of_memory_anyone_can_do#t-1205064 Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do See the Notes-from-Ted-Talk-on-Memory I took.

Mar 24

5 Practical Learning Tips Based On How People Do–And Don’t–Learn

5 Practical Learning Tips Based On How People Do–And Don’t–Learn   http://www.teachthought.com/learning/5-practical-learning-tips-based-neuroscience/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem&utm_content=55119bd704d3015557000002&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter