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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

How does the brain learn math?

Understanding How the Brain Thinks

Former neurologist and teacher Judy Willis has begun to present a 5-part series on how young brains develop neurologically. It turns out that for young brains to retain information, they must apply it.

She also offers some research-based classroom strategies to teach critical thinking and other 21st century skills.

Part One: Understanding How the Brain Thinks

Part Two: The Brain-Based Benefits of Writing for Math and Science Learning

Part Three: Improving Executive Function: Teaching Challenges and Opportunities

Part Four: Three Brain-based Teaching Strategies to Build Executive Function in Students

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