Tag Archives: cognition

Human architecture of the brain and cognitive load theory – so what?

Another person who I have watched (on video) is Lane Clark, (and talked about her work for e.g. What is real learning?) so I am really looking forward to her session. Interesting that Lane had music playing, toys on the … Continue reading

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Vital to education: Non-cognitive skills

  Depression 4 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I found Back to School (by the This American Life Team) an eye-opening podcast that makes a huge amount of sense. In part it asks, how much can we expect teachers to do? Awareness … Continue reading

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How the brain works…and how emotional stability at home is the single greatest predictor of academic success!

 DK shared this video of a keynote from ISTE 2011 by Dr John Medina. Dr Medina is an entertaining speaker…you definitely won’t fall asleep!! 🙂 He starts by exploding myths such as right brain / left brain ‘ways of thinking’. … Continue reading

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