Teaching Reading in Science Class: A Common Core Trend?

Oct 30, 2012 by Scott Sterling
With the trend of non-fiction material on statewide reading assessments growing, administrators have begun asking teachers in subjects other than English Language Arts (ELA) to start incorporating more reading and writing tasks in their courses. 

The Truth About Video Games and the Brain: What Research Tells Us

Feb 9, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

Are there beneficial effects of video games? Learn what current research tells us about video games and the brain.

Six Reader-Selected Posts in Honor of Our 2nd Blogaversary

Jan 5, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
In honor of our 2 ndblogaversary, we asked our readers to share their favorite posts from the Science of Learning blog . Read their responses and check out the posts that inspired them.

Bringing Learning to Life in the Classroom: Technology for 21st Century Schools

Dec 22, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
On the cutting edge in education, 3D immersive technologies are transforming the classroom learning experience.  How do students benefit from 3D tools, and what do they mean for the future?

School Gardens: Sowing the Seeds of Experiential Learning

Dec 15, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
School gardens can open a world of learning for students. Read about the benefits of the school garden, from solving real-world math problems to learning the importance of patience and nurturance.

6 Steps to Help Students Ask Better Questions

Nov 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.

How often do we teach students how to formulate good, in-depth questions? Use these 6 steps to help boost your students’ ability to ask better questions and drive their own learning.

Of Rats and Men: How Stress Affects the Brain

Nov 1, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Did you know that stress can cause physical changes in the brain?  Find out what recent studies reveal about how stress can impact brain function, and how long the effects may last.

Neural Prostheses: The Melding of Hardware, Software and Wetware

Sep 20, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Learn how hardware, software, and wetware work together to create truly remarkable devices known as prosthetic systems.

A Gymnast, a Cursor and a Monkey Named Aurora

May 17, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read how brain plasticity and current advances in technology have the ability to change the way we live.

3 Fun Brain Activities for Kids

Mar 17, 2011 by Josefina Rodriguez
Brain activities are a great way to get kids interested in learning. Read today’s post for fun brain activities that are sure to engage and enlighten kids about the brain.