By Marilee Sprenger

Covers how electronic expertise is basically altering scholars' brains. research why this creates new hindrances for lecturers, but additionally opens up capability new pathways for learning.

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Your brain affects everything you do. If you take care of your brain, it will take care of you. If you abuse your brain, it will age and deteriorate more quickly. Current research also suggests that the more you challenge your brain by learning new things, the better off your brain will be. Your brain will change by reading this page, this chapter, and this book. Hurray for you! Keep adding new ideas. There are always new studies that suggest possible classroom applications of brain research. To be valid for classroom use, the research must be extensive, repeated, and relevant.

After collecting the cards, you can divide them into two or three groups: Group 1 understands the material and can be grouped to work more extensively on the concept; Group 2 almost gets 50 BRAIN-BASED TEACHING IN THE DIGITAL AGE it and can work in a small-group format to discuss it further; Group 3 doesn’t really get it and requires reteaching. 2 Examples of Exit Cards Exit Card #1 1. Name three things you have learned in class today. 2. Write one vocabulary word and define it. Exit Card #3 1. Explain the difference between prime and composite numbers.

Send As educators, we must remember that no two brains are alike—not the brains of siblings or even twins. Every brain is unique and has been created as a result of its own distinctive experiences. Every lesson that we teach will affect each student according to the information that has been stored in the individual brain. Studies show that even thinking about learning can change the brain. Two groups of people were taught to play a particular song on the piano. After two weeks of practice, one group was told to continue practicing and the other group was to only think about playing the song.

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