Rote Learning

Rote Learning: Retaining Information Without Deepening Its Meaning

 

  Do you remember when you learned to multiply? You repeat the same multiplication tables over and over. This is a technique called rote learning. […]

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Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking Improves Learning

 

  Metacognition. Have you ever analyzed the strategies you use for learning new information? Do you read the information out loud several times? Or do […]

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Childhood Development Stages:

Childhood Development Stages: Learning and Development

 

  “Crawl before you walk, walk before you run!” When it comes to childhood development stages, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to […]

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Associative Learning

Associative Learning: Learning from association or relating several things

 

  How do punishments and rewards affect us? Have you ever wondered how we learn that something is dangerous or beneficial to us? What is […]

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motor memory

Motor Memory: Why You Never Forget How to Ride a Bike

 

  Motor memory is the result of motor learning, which involves developing new muscular coordination. This allows us to recall motor coordination we have learned in […]

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Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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Technology in the classroom

Technology in the Classroom: What Do Teachers Think?

 

  Society is becoming ever more digital and connected. Almost every person interacts with some form of technology throughout the day. Young children are now […]

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Importance of motivation

The Importance of Motivation: What Is It and Tips to Promote It

 

  The importance of motivation: motivation is the motor that moves our world. You may often hear about a lack of motivation at school or […]

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concentration problems

Concentration Problems: Symptoms, Causes, and Tips

 

  Problems concentrating isn’t only something that happens to kids- many adults find themselves struggling to concentrate, and we’ve probably all had moments where, no […]

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Critical thinking

Critical Thinking: How to Develop It at Home and at School

 

  What is critical thinking? It’s a way of reasoning and questioning things to help us make better decisions. We’ll explain what critical thinking is […]

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Brain based learning

Brain based learning: What is it and how to apply it

 

  What is brain based learning, and why it matters. Brain bases learning is a new perspective in teaching and learning that is based on using technology and knowledge of […]

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Imaginative play

Development of Cognitive Skills; Piaget’s theory.

 

  Crawl before you walk, walk before you run! When it comes to development, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to talk and […]

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Brain changes in kids learning math

 

 Brain changes in kids learning math Many kids ask their math teacher why learning a particular mathematical concept or skill is important. When helping kids […]

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Sleep after learning boosts memory

Sleep after learning boosts memory

 

  Sleep after learning boosts memory Numerous studies published over the past decade have shown that a good night’s sleep is essential for brain health […]

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 Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory. Newly generated neurons in the adult hippocampus are critical for memory retrieval, according […]

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