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The Power of Making Connections

We have all tried to teach students to make connections between things that have obvious connections. But what about between things that don’t have obvious connections? 80 more words

Critical Thinking

EDU 6132 Reflection

One of the HOPE program standards is P2 – practice differentiated instruction. The goal of this standard is for teachers to incorporate new pedagogical approaches and methods to increase the effectiveness of their teaching and improve their student’s learning potential. 361 more words

Brain Rules

Brain Rule #2 - Exercise

A True Story of a Strong Man

A man had been handcuffed, shackled, and thrown into California’s Long Beach Harbor, where he was quickly fastened to a floating cable. 386 more words


Quote of the Day: The Brain Rules

“Most of us have no idea how our brain works. This has strange consequences. We try to talk on our cell phones and drive at the same time, even though it is literally impossible for our brains to multitask when it comes to paying attention.

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Rock Your Midterms with Dr. John Medina’s Brain Rules (Part 2 of 2)

Time for more brain rules!

#7: “Sleep well, think well.”

Your brain is so amazing that it even processes information while you sleep! While you sleep at night, your brain is consolidating and processing the information that you took in during the day. 493 more words

Library Lessons

Rock Your Midterms with Dr. John Medina's Brain Rules (Part 1 of 2)

Midterms are only days away! What are you doing to prepare? Are you planning on spacing out your studying? Getting a friend to quiz you? Using your study guides or flash cards? 560 more words

Library Lessons

12 steps to help your child focus.

People today are very distracted with all sorts of things. Even while writing this post, I find myself looking at my immediate surroundings looking to get distracted.   1,073 more words