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How many times have you walked down the hallway of a school, and you saw walls outside of classrooms covered with the same activity? One 4th grade classroom had the students' writing about a specific prompt displayed. One 5th grade classroom had the students' coordinate graphing activity hung up. Another classroom wall had all of the students' research projects.
During the past 15-20 years, there have been many advancements in brain scan technology. These advancements are having a profound effect on the field of education in when, what and how we teach so that learning is maximized. "Brain-friendly" techniques are applications of those new discoveries.
Assessment is one of the most debated topics in education. Opinions differ as to what should be the purpose of such assessments and it is this where most contention arises.
Back to school, fall leaves, Thanksgiving and Christmas all easily lend themselves to great decorating themes, but what to do when those are over and spring is months away? Invigorate your classroom this winter in color and pizzazz with some simple and quick designs.
Visuals are a great tool to help with student comprehension as well as make for a more exciting class. Unfortunately, not all classrooms are equipped for this type of learning but most schools will have a multi-media room that can be utilized on an "as needed" basis. In addition, the presentation could involve graphics and images using less technology based methods.
Centuries ago, midwives and mothers advised pregnant women to stay happy, listen to music, be around nature, and embrace good health. Now advanced research in child development shows that brain development in children does not occur after birth but begins in the womb itself.