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The Neuroscience of Reading - Part 1

I currently have the privilege of attending a Learning and the Brain summer institute on the Neuroscience of Reading with Dr. John Gabrieli and Dr. Joanna Christodoulou on the MIT campus in Cambridge.  1,479 more words


Stanford Study On Brain Waves Shows How Different Teaching Methods Affect Reading Development

Stanford Professor Bruce McCandliss found that beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, increase activity in the area of their brains best wired for reading. 1,049 more words

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Stanford Study on Brain waves shows focussing on Phonics enables better reading development

If you want your kid to develop better reading skills, it is best to teach them to sound out C-A-T rather than instructing them to memorize the word “Cat”. 666 more words


Engaging the Brain’s Reward System: The ‘Sci-napse’ Project

By: Paul Howard-Jones

We can all see the extent to which video games engage young people. Teachers often notice how willingly students respond to learning when it’s in the form of a game, and I noticed this myself when I was a teacher. 786 more words


Teachers and scientists discussing learning

Educational neuroscience (also ‘Neuroeducation’ and ‘Mind, Brain and Education’) are growing disciplines which bring together neuroscience, psychology and education with the aim to produce powerful school learning experiences. 202 more words


More Educational Mythbusting

“We have had all kinds of rubbish thrown at us over the last 10 to 20 years,” he says. “We’ve been told that kids only learn properly in groups. 351 more words