School is a mountain. You climb a mountain one step at a time, going over humps and holes and boulders. To make it to the top you must be encouraged and you must be an encourager. I hope you find this first year teacher’s enthusiasm as contagious as I did and that you can use[…]
Better understanding the short and long term effects of neglect on child development
Classroom Motivation When thinking about classroom motivation, first consider: What do you do to motivate yourself? For more ideas on how to motivate the students in your classroom as well as a complimentary article from Steve Van Bockern, sign up for our eNewsletter here.
A Brain Facts Infographic. This infographic (designed by eyecandy infographics), posted on elearninginfographics.com details fifteen fascinating facts about our brains. See more about this inforgraphic on elearninginfographics.com
CF Learning Recommended Brain Awareness Week Website. When you are ready to learn more, a lot more, about your brain, check out brainfacts.org. The site is the CF Learning recommended website for Brain Awareness Week and contains information for all degrees of neuro-enthusiasts, from beginner to expert. It was launched in May of 2012 as a public information initiative of The Kavli[…]
What do we and don’t we know about the brain? When was the last time you heard you only used 10% of your brain or were told that you have only five senses? Laura Helmuth of Smithsonian.com debunks these and other popular brain lore in the article, “Top Ten Brain Myths.” Read more here. Join us tomorrow[…]
A celebration of the brain. Monday begins an annual, global, week-long campaign and celebration of the brain to increase public awareness and progress of brain research. It’s called Brain Awareness Week and it’s sponsored by the DANA Foundation. According to their website, “The DANA Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and[…]
A group of youth at Cal Farley’s came up with a way to get a new perspective of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. It is a powerful reminder of the capability of young minds.