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Hello fellow educators!  If you could spare a few minutes for our Food technology class- we are studying the changes in Food habits over th…

Started by 7mrsjames

0 Feb 27, 2012

Teaching Metacognition: Be a guide on the side...

In her book, Wiring the Brain to Read: Higher-Order Thinking for Reading (2010, p. 9), Dr. Donna Wilson says, "While some teachers may see…

Started by Diane Dahl

4 Nov 19, 2011
Reply by Maria R. Diaz

Increase Study Skills and Test Performance through Predictions

Making predictions utilizes the higher-order thinking skills of our frontal lobes.  Teach students the metacognitive power of predictions t…

Started by Diane Dahl

0 Apr 17, 2011

What does the research say?

I'd love to know more about what the research says on how the brain works when learning is happening. I've been using some simple examples…

Started by David Wees

3 Apr 2, 2011
Reply by Sue Hellman

What strategy do you find works best for reading comprehension?

So far, my favorite is the Oprah Winfrey interview.  My students LOVED it.  We read a book then interviewed the main characters.  Of course…

Started by Diane Dahl

15 Mar 19, 2011
Reply by Lisa Mims

What are some specific examples of brain research and learning?

Here are two great quotes by Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed. from her book BRAIN Research Compatible Memory Strategies Review again beyond a sing…

Started by Diane Dahl

0 Dec 4, 2010

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