Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. It might come as a shock to you, but despite a relatively significant improvement in terms of quality of life worldwide, suicide rates have … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence and Self-Regulation during the Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic, with all the suffering and fear caused in the population, has been keeping kids and teens away from their schools and forcing the entire school ecosystem to … Continue reading COVID-19, Remote Teaching, and the School Ecosystem: A Delicate Relationship
Adapted from Troika and ConnectEd Blog In recent years the area of education has tried to combine some elements of cognitive sciences, such as psychology and neuroscience, with classroom practice. … Continue reading Six Metacognitive Strategies and How to Use them with Popular Online Tools
In times of public calamity, quarantine, and a good dose of fear, we start wondering about things. The sudden need to reformulate the way we work and live in society, … Continue reading 6 Things the Coronavirus lockdown made me realize
Christopher and I met because of social media and a bit of luck. One of us liked a post or wrote left one another a comment and the next thing … Continue reading 50 Zero Preparation Games: A guide by Christopher Walker you need to get right away!
The very first principle of the Mind, Brain, and Education science is: Human brains are as unique as faces Tokuhama-Espinosa, 2014 Indeed they are. Our brains have been evolving for … Continue reading Special Educational Needs – Part 1: Evolution of our Brain and Definitions
Give me a child and I’ll shape him into anything … This quote, attributed to BF Skinner, although no one really knows if he uttered these exact words, is certainly … Continue reading Behave! The neuropsychology of misbehavior and 8 tips on how to remedy it
I attended for the very first time the amazing InnovateELT conference in Barcelona. I was honored to speak for 30 minutes about the Mind, Brain, and Education science to a … Continue reading Inovació, si us plau!
This is the second part of the 4-post series on how neuroscience can be used in the classroom. If you missed the first blog post, read it here. Let’s get … Continue reading Neuromyths and potential classroom implications: Part 2 – Learning Styles, Fixed Intelligence, Forget about Arts
It seems that the word of the day in education conferences is the overly repeated term NEUROMYTH. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing at all. As a matter of … Continue reading Neuromyths and potential classroom implications: Part 1 – Not a recipe for success, merely a framework for reflection
The first time I heard about Brené Brown was probably around 2 years ago back in Brazil. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a big TED Talks fan and have literally … Continue reading Brené Brown, vulnerability and courage: why we should step out of our comfort zone and be seen
This is definitely a great year to be alive if you’re a Marvel Universe fan. After watching the exciting Captain Marvel movie on the big screen (check my blog post … Continue reading Avengers Endgame, Game of Thrones, and Spoilers: how to work with expectation and reward in the class