20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain: #10 Movement

http://winevault.ca/?perex=opizioni-binarie-bookmakers When students move while learning, they put information in procedural or muscle memory. Procedural memory is one of the strongest memory systems in the brain and the reason that one seldom forgets how to drive a car, ride a bicycle, play the piano, type on a keyboard, tie one’s shoes, or brush one’s teeth. Continue Reading…

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20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain: #6 Humor

go to site “Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers? He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them.”

follow url If the math pun above made you laugh or even smile a little, it put your brain in a more positive state. Research tells us that jokes, riddles, celebrations, and other forms of positive interaction not only create a positive learning environment but may also facilitate learning itself.  Continue Reading…