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Neuroscience: Envaluable Resources for the Classroom Teacher

This week as I continued my studies in neuroscience, I discovered several articles that were listed on the Edutopia website. What a plethora of resources to browse through!! Whenever you have the time, I strongly suggest you take a look what this site has to offer.
One article that I was particularly interested in was Nine Things Educators Should Know About the Brain. As an educator, I was interested in finding additional ways to incorporate what I am understanding about brain-based learning. This information and ideas will certainly be an asset when planning lessons in the school year. In this article, psychologist Louis Cozolio offers a list of scientific insights from nine perspectives. He suggests the following thoughts  to educators as a means to enhancing the educational process for students:
Insight #1 suggests that the brain is a social organ. It requires communication and stimulation in order to thrive and survive. The author suggests supportive relationships to foster positive…
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Introduction.....

Welcome to the world of Instructional Design and Technology! Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog.
While you're here, we'll be discovering a bit of what the world of Instructional design has to offer.....

As we step into understanding the concept of Instructional Design, we must first understand what instructional design is. Instructional design involves the process of identifying the skills, information and attitude gaps of a targeted audience and selecting, suggesting or creating learning experiences that close this gap, based on best practices and instructional theory.

To offer some guidance in the direction of designing effective instruction, let's take a look at a few blogs that I have found of interest:
iLearn TechnologyCreated by an education technology specialist, iLearn Technology offers tips on how to use technology in the classroom to make learning fun. Need guidance on using a Promethean Board in the classroom?  iLearn Technology also offers a curriculu…