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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

What engages the brain?

Following is a post from ASCD.  It provides a base line for us to reflect on our classroom practices and understandings on brain research.  Enjoy:)

What is true thinking and how can a student's environment nurture this important brain process? Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham discusses engaging the student brain in his book "Why Don't Students Like School?" Willingham's classroom strategies for brain-friendly student engagement are highlighted in a recent ASCD blog post. Read on

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