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Q A Collections: Brain-Based Learning

Q & A Collections: Brain-Based Learning<p>I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic …

Left-Brain Schools in a Right-Brain World

I remember an activity from my early childhood.<p>When we were in elementary school, my sisters and I used to play "school." We'd get the chalkboard, the chairs and a map out -- and one of us would be the teacher. Sometimes, we'd get the G.I. Joe's or stuffed animals involved, to enlarge the class …

Mindfulness and How It Helps Kids Excel

Last week I started teaching an intimate mindfulness class to four girls all between the ages of 7 and 9. It was nothing less than magnificent, and that is <i>always, always</i> the case whether I'm teaching to a small group or a larger classroom.<p><b>Here's why...</b><p><i>(First, for those who are new to mindfulness --</i> …

Andrew Spielman vs. The Deer Tick

In fall of 1973, residents on the island of Nantucket were treated to a curious sight: a lone scientist traipsing through underbrush, waving a giant …

Study: District Tutoring Outperforms Private-Sector Services

<i>From guest blogger Alyssa Morones</i><p>For students receiving supplemental tutoring, the amount of tutoring they received was the key to improvement, found …