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Help Students Become Better Listeners

Posted on December 12, 2011

"How do you teach people to LISTEN better? Everyone seems to want very individualized instructions. They don't listen to any of the instructions and then the minute they have a problem with the assignment they want me to explain it all over again to them, personally. It seems to be almost every teacher's number one problem -- how to teach listening skills..." Many of us have faced, or are facing, this challenge. It can be frustrating to hear students asking, "What are we supposed to do?"

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Neuroscience and how we Learn

Posted on December 12, 2011

High-quality education research Thanks to advancements in sociology, psychology, and neuroscience, our knowledge of how people learn continues to expand. Since the 1990s, with the advent of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), scientists have been looking inside the brain in ways they never have before. New images of the brain coupled with research findings from brain-related research is changing how we think about learning and, therefore, how we think about teaching. Our brai

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