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

The Pomodoro Technique, Brain Breaks, and TED Talks: How to Increase Focus and Improve Memory Retention

Extracted from BRAZ-TESOL MBE Facebook page “Brain breaks were, by far, one of the most interesting things I heard in a presentation about neuroscience. I would love to know more … Continue reading The Pomodoro Technique, Brain Breaks, and TED Talks: How to Increase Focus and Improve Memory Retention

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

Neuroscience of Learning/Second Language Acquisition – Part 2 – Neurociência da Aprendizagem/Aquisição de Segunda Língua – Parte 2

Neurociência da Aprendizagem_parte2 – texto em português Ok, let’s go on with the learning tips from our new favorite subject: Neuroscience! It’s worth stressing that the claims contained in this … Continue reading Neuroscience of Learning/Second Language Acquisition – Part 2 – Neurociência da Aprendizagem/Aquisição de Segunda Língua – Parte 2

Neuroscience of Learning/Language Acquisition – Neurociência da Aprendizagem/Aquisição de Segunda Língua

Neurociência da Aprendizagem – texto em português Last year I traveled all the way to Israel to meet Neuroscience expert Dr. Avi Karni at the University of Haifa. The reason? Quite … Continue reading Neuroscience of Learning/Language Acquisition – Neurociência da Aprendizagem/Aquisição de Segunda Língua