Let your students do the hard work! Game design, brain activity, and learning

If we could measure brain activity through the fumes each brain releases into the atmosphere when it’s working, which of the following activities do you think are more costly: Watching … Continue reading Let your students do the hard work! Game design, brain activity, and learning

Looking for Better Retention? Spaced Repetition put to Practice with Color-Coded Tags

BEFORE YOU READ, CLICK HERE TO GET FREE CONTENT The new Mind, Brain, & Education (MBE) SIG will bring forward a series of texts to address this young science that … Continue reading Looking for Better Retention? Spaced Repetition put to Practice with Color-Coded Tags

6 fun games that promote Autonomy, Choice, and Engagement – my ACE concept

Much has been discussed about ways of tapping into the 21st-century skills in the classroom. Sure we want our students to think critically and creatively, to communicate and to collaborate … Continue reading 6 fun games that promote Autonomy, Choice, and Engagement – my ACE concept

Uncertain Future, Critical Thinking and an Endless Journey to Curiosity – A student’s perspective

Hi! My name is Júlia Mota, André’s student at CCBEU, and I’m going to talk about the future. My teacher always shows us TED speeches, texts and different videos talking … Continue reading Uncertain Future, Critical Thinking and an Endless Journey to Curiosity – A student’s perspective

The Art of Presenting: Tips on how to deliver impacting presentations (and lessons)

Vídeo em português: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLsuTnTTRkI Versão em Português com links úteis:A Arte da Apresentação_Mini Apostila If you are a teacher, and I’m assuming you are, have you ever wondered how many times … Continue reading The Art of Presenting: Tips on how to deliver impacting presentations (and lessons)

How can we work with differentiation in the classroom? My Jimmy Fallon challenge

So yesterday I had a revision lesson about VERB TO BE in the simple present tense, among other things. I wanted my students to be able to write a letter about … Continue reading How can we work with differentiation in the classroom? My Jimmy Fallon challenge