Tag: Brain-based Learning

On the Icy Slopes of Adolescence

How neuroscience can help us connect with adolescents Reading about the teenage brain is one thing, crawling inside the mind of an adolescent is quite another. As a veteran of adolescence and a current scholar of teenage education, I can now look back at my own experiences with a different understanding. For the next few

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The Young Adolescent State of Mind

What neuroscience reveals about our students and how we should respond In┬áThis We Believe, the Association for Middle Level Education stresses the importance of understanding the unique developmental needs of our middle level students in designing appropriate learning environments and for understanding how those environments can contribute to or interfere with our students’ learning. Researchers

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