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How Thinking Works: 10 Brilliant Cognitive Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know - PsyBlog

How experts think, the power of framing, the miracle of attention, the weird world of cognitive biases and more…<p>Fifty years ago there was a …

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6 Quick Brain-Based Teaching Strategies

So many teachers want the quick strategies they can use the very next day. Unfortunately, many of those are just more of the same. Sometimes what …

Teaching

Why Teach Differently to Those from Poverty? | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching

The brain is run by three things. First, behavioral geneticists estimate that about 30-40% of how we turn out is genetics. But that leaves 60-70% up …

Neurology

How is a Student’s Memory at Test Time?

You’re about to find out that your students’ memories are FAR worse than you thought, and yet can be FAR better than you thought in another way. …

Teaching

The newest underperformers at school are... | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching

The newest underperformers at your school might be… <i>are you ready to be surprised?</i><p>This post is about something quite controversial. In fact, it’s so …

The Brain

Eric Jensen Shares Five Rules for Engagement—Rules Unwritten Until NowASCD Inservice

<i>Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement</i>, the long-awaited follow-up to Eric Jensen’s best-selling book</i> …

Education

How Poverty Affects Behavior and Academic Performance

This tidy division of influencing factors may be somewhat misleading, however. First, the effects of the nine months a child spends in utero are far …

What every change agent should memorize:

Is it the latest postings on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Nope, it’s not. But, in my world (the interface of cognitive science and student …

A mission to help 10,000 educators become extraordinary | Brain Based Teaching | Jensen Learning

I am on a mission to help 10,000 educators become extraordinary.<p>This is about something quite important. I am asking for feedback, which has one of …

Teaching with Poverty in Mind

ASCD Author Eric Jensen: Greatest Lesson Learned

Brain Based Experts | Strategies for Achieving a Brain-Based Environment

None of us work in a vacuum, and the more we address the whole, the more easily the parts will fall into place. Once you’ve created a brain-based …

Pedagogy

Brain Based Experts | Integrating Brain-Based Learning in the Classroom

A good way to work with these guidelines is to write each concept on an index card and then list some of the specific, practical strategies you can …

Pedagogy

Brain Based Experts | Brain-Based Lesson Planning Strategies

Brain-based lesson planning does not follow a template—mainly because the basic premise of brain-based learning is that every brain is unique, so a …

Pedagogy

Brain Based Experts | Expanding the Brain’s Capacity with Second Language Learning

<b>“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”</b> <b>Nelson …

Jensen’s 7 Most Valuable TEACHING Goals Ever | Brain Based Teaching | Jensen Learning

<b>(Dream Big, Teach Big and Watch Results Soar)</b><p>I am on a mission to help 10,000 teachers become extraordinary this year. Every single goal listed below …

Pedagogy

Brain Based Experts | Marijuana is harmless, right?

Across the nation, the issue of marijuana use is being hotly debated. Those in favor of recreational use of pot make claims that it’s harmless, that …

Marijuana

Brain Based Experts | Start the Year Off Right: Every Child Needs a Champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people …

The Brain

Page Redirection

Professional Development Series | Brain Based Teaching | Jensen Learning

Professional Development Series:<br>Tools For Engagement<p>Now You Can Get a Huge Savings!<p><b>Enjoy Affordable 1st Class Staff Development And Engage Every</b> …

Professional Development

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Education

Brain-Based Teaching Example - Framing | Brain Based Teaching | Jensen Learning

<b>Applications and Contributions of Emotions</b><p>As you work with others, framing is the “spin” you put on things. I call it an intentional bias. We all …

Neurology

7 Ways You Can Prevent Or Reduce the Effects of Cognitive Decline | Brain Based Teaching | Jensen Learning

“7 Ways You Can Prevent Or Reduce the Effects of Cognitive Decline (including Alzheimer’s)”<p>The Chinese have an expression that your life is a string …

Dementia

Response: Great Teachers Focus on Connections Relationships

« Response: 'Start By Matching Student Interests, Then Build From There' | Main | Response: 'Best Practices' Are Practices That Work Best for Your …

How To Start A Staff Newsletter That Teachers Will Actually Want To Read

“Justin, why are you giving us ALL this stuff to read?”<p>I was a little surprised at this teacher’s reply to my first staff newsletter. “Well,” I said, …

Productivity

Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

<b></b>In this galvanizing follow-up to the best-selling <i>Teaching with Poverty in Mind</i>, Eric Jensen digs deeper into engagement as the key factor in the …

Pedagogy