Stephen Manitta

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Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

The following post is a modified excerpt from Uncommon Learning.<br>“<i>Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to</i> …

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Archives

Neuroscience NewsJanuary 3, 2018<p>A new study reveals ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents threefold compared to …

Overbearing parents can damage academic outcomes, says study

Reading University researchers have found unrealistic parental expectations have negative impact on children’s performance<p>Overbearing parents who aim too high for their children, exceeding realistic expectations for their educational outcomes, can have a negative impact on their children’s results, …

5 Back-to-School Brain Boosters

As we come to the end of summer break, it is time for kids of all ages to start dusting off their brains and getting them back into shape for school. Although many schools do give homework to keep the mind working during the off months and many parents practice educational activities at home with …

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7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

Bringing science to life

If you are in class eight, what is the best way to learn about how an electric circuit works? Would you prefer wordy paragraphs and diagrams in a …

What Neuroscience Reveals About Bullying by Educators

Most, if not all, of this neuroscientific research examines peer bullying: child-to-child on the playground or adult-to-adult in the workplace. …

Closing the Gender Gap

Gender diversity, both in education and the economy, is now the subject of serious debate among policy-makers, academics, teachers and employers. Of …

Six Ways Schools Are Using Neuroscience to Help Kids Learn

On New Zealand’s North Island, the Korakonui School has launched a neuroscience-based program called Brain Gain to help students with learning …

Peer Pressure Has a Positive Side

Parents of teenagers often view their children's friends with something like suspicion. They worry that the adolescent peer group has the power to …

Explainer: what it will take to make computer science education available in all schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced that the city is investing US$81 million to establish computer science instruction in every …

A Day Time Nap and Reward Boosts Learning

<b>Findings from the University of Geneva could benefit educators.</b><p>A new study suggests that receiving rewards as you learn can help cement new facts and …