Monthly Archives: November 2012

Optimizing Young Readers’ Brains: Lessons from Neuroscience

(published in Education Week, Nov. 14, 2012) “I wish you to gasp not only at what you read but at the miracle of its being readable.”—Vladimir Nabokov If educational psychologist Daniel Willingham had his way, most teachers would leave the neuroscience to … Continue reading

Posted in Introduction | 1 Comment

Working Smarter, Not Harder, With Neuroscience in the Classroom

Response: Working Smarter, Not Harder, With Neuroscience in the Classroom (This is the second of a multi-part series on “brain-based learning.” You can see Part One here.)   The question asked two weeks ago by Larry Ferlazzo was: What are the best ways to … Continue reading

Posted in Introduction | Leave a comment