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Neuroscience & the Classroom

A self-paced course - How the Brain & Learning works

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Introduction: The Art and Science of Teaching
1. Different Brains
2. The Unity of Emotion, Thinking, and Learning
3. Seeing Others from the Self
4. Different Learners, Different Minds
5. Building New Neural Networks
6. Implications for Schools
Conclusion: A Community of Educators
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"Insights drawn from neuroscience not only provide educators with a scientific basis for understanding some of the best practices in teaching, but also offer a new lens through which to look at the problems teachers grapple with every day. By gaining insights into how the brain works—and how students actually learn—teachers will be able to create their own solutions to the classroom challenges they face and improve their practice.