Teaching: Successive Relearning / Thriving After Psychopathology
Lesson plans about successive relearning and finding happiness after being diagnosed with a mental disorder.
Priming the Brain to Learn
The human brain is skilled at categorizing. People can quickly recognize a new variation of something they’ve seen before, like a dog, a chair, a jacket, or a lamp. We do this even when we’ve
Does Knowing Your Learning Style Help You Learn Better? Science Says No
Do you consider yourself a visual learner or a verbal learner? Perhaps you’re neither and instead you absorb information best by reading texts and taking notes on what you’ve understood. No matter which mode of
Handwriting Beats Typing and Watching Videos for Learning to Read
New research published in the journal Psychological Science reveals that handwriting plays a valuable part in language instruction, helping people learn certain skills far faster than they can by typing or watching videos.
To Spark Curiosity, Don’t Tell Preschoolers Too Much Or Too Little
Preschool children are sensitive to the gap between how much they know and how much there is to learn, the finding indicates. Researchers say this “optimal” amount of existing knowledge creates the perfect mix of uncertainty and curiosity in
Pursuing Best Practices in STEM Education: The Peril and Promise of Active Learning
Active learning is a promising yet loosely defined STEM instructional technique.