The Brain-Based Blog
School will never be the same again – how can teachers and parents help children thrive in the post-pandemic world?
Forbes Inteviews Dr. Kieran O’Mahony | This Is The One Critical Piece We’re Missing When It Comes To Learning And Deep Understanding
How many times have you sat in a classroom and felt like you were listening to Charlie Brown’s teacher? Most of us have sat in classes, business, or faculty meetings with the thought, “Not again.” Read this interview between Forbes writer, Robyn Shulman and Dr. Mahony on how to change the way we teach — for good.
A K-12 classroom where all students can excel does exist. We see them wherever we train a cognitive neural lens on education. But to get there, we need to give up on these five “fixes” and replace them with the right tool.
Memory is a tricky thing. What stays? What goes? And, is there a way to make sure that we actually remember the stuff we want to remember? One of the most widely referenced theories on memory is German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus’ “forgetting curve.” Here’s how it works.
The brain-based methodology is the culmination of decades of science and research, distilled into a simple method. These practices have evolved over time from many interleaving fields of literature and research. In this blog, we’ll look at the historical figures and events that have helped shape this new way of thinking about learning.
I just had a thought! Am I in control of my thoughts? Hmmm. How would I know? Are you in control of your thoughts? In this blog, we’re diving into key brain mechanisms to understand what really happens when we have a thought – and how you can change your thoughts for a healthier, happier life.
Sadly, prisons are full of people who are “orchids.” But we’re making big strides to stop the school-to-prison pipeline.
If you’re a teacher who wants to engage your classroom and create a better future for every student, you need to understand a few concepts about a cognitivist’s approach to teaching. Read on to find out what they are!
There is a new shift towards a more cognitive, intrinsic approach to teaching and parenting. Learn how mindset, expertise, and motivation can help you embrace this paradigm shift.
Behaviorism might have served us well in the last century. But with a deeper understanding of how the brain really works, it’s time for a revolution.