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How The Brain Says 'Oops!'

How The Brain Says 'Oops!'

How do we learn from our mistakes? This important brain research helps us understand how our brains detect our mistakes.

Learning Through ‘Guided’ Play Can Be As Effective As Adult-Led Instruction

Learning Through ‘Guided’ Play Can Be As Effective As Adult-Led Instruction

Play-based learning may also have a more positive effect on younger children’s acquisition of important early maths skills compared with traditional, direct instruction.

Visuals increase attention. Now science explains why.

Visuals increase attention. Now science explains why.

A neurochemical explanation for why looking at something actually helps kiddos pay better attention.

Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

New study reveals extent of practical and emotional support offered by teachers.

Brain Flow (And How to Achieve It)

Brain Flow (And How to Achieve It)

Flow is said to be good for our well-being — and there is evidence that it can ward off depression, prevent burnout and make us more resilient.

Making The Wait Less Arduous for Young Children

Making The Wait Less Arduous for Young Children

Three minutes can be endless for small children. They can learn how to bridge them effectively--no matter their temperament--with this strategy.

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

This program was linked to higher average science grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls.

How to Make Learning More Effective

How to Make Learning More Effective

Engaging students in these activities resulted in improved academic performance compared to traditional lectures, lessons or readings.

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

This makes learning easier, faster, and more motivating.

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

New study finds significant benefits for both dyslexic and non-dyslexic children

Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!

Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!

Learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures instead of simple audio or visual information can benefit learners.

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

How do we decide whether or not an activity which requires work is ‘worth the effort’?