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Online brain-training: does it really work?

Online brain-training: does it really work?

Online brain-training: does it really work? Websites that claim to increase concentration, verbal reasoning and memory have become big business, despite research that challenges their effectiveness

Why Art Therapy is Good for the Brain another wonderful way to present our talents and serve the community...I have a friend who owns "A Place For Mom"  here in Austin, so good connection there.

Why Art Therapy is Good for the Alzheimer's Brain

Art therapy stimulates the brain, providing powerful benefits to Alzheimer's patients. Do studies support it?

The brain is a parallel processor.  It needs to activate more than one process at a time.  This is why lecture-type teaching doesn't work.  Try combinations, such as listening and moving or watching and listening.

Seven Brain Based Learning Principles

The brain is a parallel processor. It needs to activate more than one process at a time. This is why lecture-type teaching doesn't work. Try combinations, such as listening and moving or watching and listening.

Treat ADHD Symptoms Through Brain Training - Good overview on neurofeedback, working memory training, and meditation as treatments for ADHD - Includes some research and cost comparisons.

Boost Your Brain Waves: 6 Brain Training Therapies for ADHD

Treat ADHD Symptoms With Brain Training: Learn how to treat ADHD symptoms with neurofeedback, working memory training, and meditation — brain-training alternatives to ADD medication for children and adults.

Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Here are some engaging activities for elementary kids. These lessons are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom with your students. Also Included are bulletin board resources to display student work.

Growth Mindset Ideas & Freebies

Have you studied the Mindset work of Carol Dweck? Through years of research she has identified two types of mindsets which.

Drug pruning extra synapses in brain can treat autism – study

Drug pruning extra synapses in brain can treat autism – study

Autistic children have an excessive amount of synapses, or brain connections between neurons, which doesn’t alter as it should with age, US scientists have revealed. This could help develop a drug normalizing their number even after diagnosis.

I've made all these excuses! Love the breakdown and simplicity of changing habits.

The 1 Method to Trick Your Brains into Making Habits Stick

Here’s how to trick your brain into making habits stick Every habit you want to build can be broken down into a sequence of steps. You don’t hate the habit, you just hate the process.

NKCC1 raises the concentration of chloride ions in the neuron so that they flow out, rather than in, when GABAA channels open. This depolarizes the cell, making an action potential more likely. The researchers found that an NKCC1 inhibitor called bumetanide restored normal chloride concentrations, inhibitory signaling, and cognitive function in the mice. Since the drug is FDA-approved as a diuretic, it could be rapidly tested as a treatment approach for clinical trials in Down’s, wrote the…

In Small Study, Brain Training Benefits Healthy Seniors

Smartphones, games, webcasts, blogs, texting, emoticons. What does the changing digital landscape mean for classroom teaching? How has technology affected brain development? How does it relate to learning styles, memory, and multiple intelligences? Readers will find information about the digital brain and how it works, high-tech and low-tech strategies for everyday teaching and learning, and inspiration for creating environments that will entice and encourage students at all grade levels.

Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age By Marilee Sprenger. e-book available through Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Eric Jensen Teaching Tools Powerpoints

Teacher Workshops and Teaching Strategies for Brain Based Teaching and Brain Based Learning. Discover What Brain-Based Learning Can Do for Your School

Whole Brain Teaching "Cheat Sheet" - Carrie's Creations - TeachersPayTeachers.com

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Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Here are some engaging activities for elementary kids. These lessons are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom with your students. Also Included are bulletin board resources to display student work.

Growth Mindset Ideas & Freebies

I will use this in the beginning of the year so students can learn the expectations of my classroom. We would work on this as a whole class with lots of discussion.

What if there were exercises for your brain that could make you smarter? The billion-dollar brain training industry claims that their games are designed to do just that. The Imaging Center at GA Tech is doing a study to put those claims to the test.

Autism is a lifelong disorder, and adults struggle finding their place in society once they grow up.