Let's Grow Some Dendrites!: Creating a Brain-friendly Classroom

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Weblinks:

Brain Connection (click on the Education Connection tab and then explore under the topics of ISSUES IN EDUCATION and THE LEARNING BRAIN)

Funderstanding: Brain-based Learning

The Brain Lady

Brains.org

Brain Gym

Brain Breaks

Brain songs

Wondermind: Play games and explore the science of your brain

Brain-compatible Classroom

Using Brain-based Education to Optimize Learning

Understanding How Adolescents Think

Language Study and the Brain (Teresa Kennedy)

Mind Expansion: Inside the Teenage Brain (Newsweek)

Brain-based (Compatible) Learning

12 Design Principles Based on Brain-based Learning Research

Practical Ways Brain-based Research Applies to ESL Learners

Brain-Compatible Teaching and Learning

Surprising Truths- The Implications of Brain Research

A Fresh Look at Brain-based Education

Brain-based Learning Articles

Brain-based Learning Links

Hemispheric Dominance Inventory

Hemispheric Dominance and Learning Styles

How to teach students about the brain

A brain-friendly environment for learning

The tenth reason to play: brain-friendly instruction(Spencer Kagan)

Brain-friendly learning for teachers

Eric Jensen's Brain Based Learning Blog

Videos/Podcasts/Webinars:


Bobby McFerrin Hacks Your Brain with Music

The Brain (videos on iTunes University from Teaching and Learning Scotland)

How the Brain Makes Meaning (TED)



How the Brain Learns Best: How to Make Learning Stick (Edutopia)



Bobby McFerrin Hickjacks Your Brain with Music




How We Learn: Synapses and Neural Pathways







Downloads:

Left or Right Brained? infographic Left+and+Right+Brain.jpg

Understand How Your Mind and Memory Work infographic Memory.jpg

Brain-friendly techniques

Selected resources for brain-friendly learning

The Current Brain Research: What Does It Tell Us and What Does It Mean?

Classroom Tips from Current Brain Research

The Brain-friendly Revolution

Using brain-friendly music in the classroom (Source: readingprof.com)

Creating a brain-friendly classroom (Source: Delta Kappa Pi)

Brain-Friendliness Tic-Tac-Toe Boards


Interactives


Educational Neuroscience: Test Your Brain


Memory


10 Strategies to Enhance Students' Memory

What can a student do to increase his/her memory?

Learning and Memory
Ask a Cognitive Scientist: What Will Improve A Student's Memory? (Source: www.aft.org)



Graphic Organizers


Customizable Graphic Organizers- CARLA

Graphic Organizers- Everything ESL

Graphic Organizers- Freeology

Graphic Organizers- Holt

Top Ten Sites for Brainstorming/Mindmapping

Graphic organizers powerpoint

Variety of graphic organizers (p. 27-48)

Thinking with Visual Organizers

Marketing and Neuroscience



Infomercials juice your brain to induce buying