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Help Your Brain Make Better Decisions: Cognitive Skill Building for ALL of Us

We have all begun a new calendar year. For some, there is already stress and more of the same challenges from last year. But this post has answers …

The Brain

Boost Student Engagement and Effort in 6 Simple Steps

You may not have big challenges getting your students to work hard in school, but many of your colleagues DO have a tough time. At least that’s what …

Pedagogy

Can Teachers Move Students Of Poverty To Middle Or Upper Class?

Drew Perkins talks with author Eric Jensen about his book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change (Raising Achievement for Youth at Risk) …

Teaching

Jumpstarting Learning for Children in Poverty

Contrary to popular belief, DNA is not a child’s destiny. IQ is not fixed. Cognitive skills can change. This is critically important in K-12 schools …

Education

You Can Be Running Your Own Brain Even Better…

<b></b> <b>Discover the Hidden “Map” of Your Emotions</b>You may not know this man’s name, yet you see the results of his work all the time. His work shows up when …

Emotions

Brain Based Experts | Super Easy Memory Strategies

3 Strategies to Try with Your Students Tomorrow<p>Let’s admit it – as educators it can be tremendously frustrating when kids quickly forget the content …

Pedagogy

Brain Based Experts | Closing the Poverty Gap – 3 Tips

When it works well, America’s public school system is designed to help students achieve at least one year of academic growth per school year. The …

The Brain

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 …

Pedagogy

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 …

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. …

Pedagogy

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 …

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> …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Why do we make students sit still in class?

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to observe a number of idyllic, progressive classrooms where students danced to the pencil sharpener or sprawled across beanbag chairs while completing their work. I read countless books and articles about research that supports physical activity …

Education

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