Luke Fallon

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KQED

Increasingly, educators are looking to research about how kids learn to influence teaching practices and tools. What seemed like on-the-fringe …

Pedagogy

The order of words: Understanding differences in how children and adults learn

There are words that convey a meaning, like verbs, nouns or adjectives, and others, like articles or conjunctions that sustain them, providing a …

5 Brilliant iPad Educational Apps For Design Learning

<b>5 Brilliant iPad Educational Apps For Design Learning</b><p>by <b>Brenna Loury</b>, Developer at Hop.in<p>The iPad is a device that inherently inspires creativity.<p>With …

Education Technology

10 Things I Wish I Knew My First Year Of Teaching

by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>My first year of teaching was a blur.<p>At the time, it didn’t feel like a blur. It felt a joyous, adrenaline-fueled rush of lessons, …

Teaching

Those Who Can't Teach

Why I Hate School But Love Education

<b>Why I Hate School But Love Education</b><p>That “school,” as it is, could be improved isn’t a new argument.<p>How to make those improvements to revise our …

David Beckham

An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers

BBC Radio 4 - All in the Mind, Neuromyths in schools; psychosis and prisons; the case of HM

Education Neuromyths<p>Many teachers are interested in the workings of the brain and how neuroscience might help their students to learn. But new research suggests that like the rest of the us, teachers have picked up many myths about the mind. Common neuromyths in wide circulation are that children …

The Brain

Why We Should Choose Science over Beliefs

Ever since college I have been a libertarian—socially liberal and fiscally conservative. I believe in individual liberty and personal responsibility. …

Guns

How the Brain Learns

<b>Give your brain knowledge a boost</b><p>David A. Sousa continues his successful tradition of translating current research findings into effective classroom …

30 Habits Of Highly Effective Teachers

<i>Editor’s Note: We often look at the qualities and characteristics of good teaching and learning, including the recent following pieces:</i><p><b>25 Things</b> …

Pedagogy

Sport at competitive level improves the academic performance of secondary education students

Giving children non-verbal clues about words boosts vocabularies

The clues that parents give toddlers about words can make a big difference in how deep their vocabularies are when they enter school, new research …

How sleep helps brain learn motor task

Sleep helps the brain consolidate what we've learned, but scientists have struggled to determine what goes on in the brain to make that happen for …