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How Do We Learn and How is Information Stored in Long-term Memory?

Learning is the act of making (and strengthening) connections between thousands of neurons forming neural networks or maps. While memory is the ability to reconstruct or reactivate the previously-made connections. So, when we learn something new, we’re actually creating new connections between our neurons. And when we want to remember something, we call on those neurons to become activated so we can recall what we’ve learned before.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Why is Reciprocal Teaching a High-Impact Method of Instruction?

Studying. Retention. Homework. Not only do teachers and students have a vested interest in these topics, but parents also desire information on how they can become actively involved in helping their children become successful in school. By using a technique called Reciprocal Teaching, students can easily improve their retention rates.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Stress: How teachers can help their students cope

We now understand that stress impedes learning and interferes with memory retrieval. So what can we do about it? The following is a list of suggestions on how teachers can help their students cope with stress.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Stress: Its Neurological Implication on Learning

What effect does stress have on a child’s performance in school? What is happening to the brain neurologically when it’s dealing with stress and how does this affect memory and learning?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

How does Thinking Positive Thoughts Affect Neuroplasticity?

By thinking positive thoughts, students came to realize they have the ability to enhance their higher-order thinking skills as well as analyze and control their cognitive processes, especially when actively engaged in learning.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017