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Saturday, July 12, 2014

In order to understand meta-cognition, I believe it is necessary to understand how the brain works. Movement is an option for learning - accessible to students and teachers. This article provides important information. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Researchers tout benefits of "embodied" learning

School children (8-9) with female teacher working with computers
(Tetra Images - Jamie Grill)
Researchers are reviewing the effectiveness of "embodied cognition," a method that combines movement and learning to help students understand abstract concepts. Some learning programs apply the principle to educational technology, combining computers and movement. The Hechinger Report (7/9)Bookmark and Share

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