Article originally written for InnovateELT also published on the University of Bristol blog Ever heard anyone say that? The last time I did was from one of the most powerful … Continue reading No, we don’t just use 10% of our brain
Our brains love coincidences. We simply enjoy the feeling of puzzlement that we get when two apparently unrelated things connect in strange, inexplicable ways. Today is one of those rare … Continue reading The Power of Connections: Partners of the Americas
We’re still celebrating our profession worldwide and I thought I should give you folks a present. I thought really hard what this present could be and I came up with … Continue reading Teacher’s Month Gift: CPD through video
Dear teachers, I’m writing this letter on World Teacher’s Day to congratulate you. Have you taken a moment to realize how far you’ve come this year? It’s not been easy, … Continue reading A Letter to the Teachers of the World
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!