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HOW TO PUT ON A JOCK STRAP

HOW TO PUT ON A JOCK STRAP

Guys, sports, and parenting series #7 I remember when we all stood nervously staring at this strange contraption our mothers had been required to buy for us.  A few had begun to try and put it on when coach walked in.  In his booming voice he grabbed a jock strap out of the nearest hand and said, “It goes on this way guys to keep your balls from getting stepped on”.  After a limited but sufficient...

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second language

Expanding the Brain’s Capacity with Second Language Learning

The impact of globalization coupled with the marketability of communicating in more than one language has given rise to innovative language programs that capitalize on second language acquisition at an early age. By helping English language learners and native English speakers achieve high standards in English and another language, dual language programs can be an effective tool for schools and di...

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Brain, heart and mind: An holistic perspective on the classroom

Brain, heart and mind; three words with a tremendous significance in education. Three words intimately related to the integral formation of our students, and that summarize the importance of thoughts and feelings, as they are balanced in the classroom. Words that invite us to investigate beyond how and why students can get access to knowledge, understand it and apply it in other contexts of their ...

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classroom strategies

Integrating Brain-Based Learning in the Classroom

A good way to work with these guidelines is to write each concept on an index card and then list some of the specific, practical strategies you can do to make it happen. Consider introducing one new concept a week; then be rigorous in your implementation. Remember, you’ll still be integrating the concepts from the previous weeks, too; but after a while, your new approach will be automatic.

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Lesson Plan- Brain Bases

Brain-Based Lesson Planning Strategies

Brain-based lesson planning does not follow a template—mainly because the basic premise of brain-based learning is that every brain is unique, so a one-size-fits-all approach does not work. Learning different things requires different approaches for different people, depending on variables such as prior learning, experience, preferred modalities, and the type of skill being taught. Thus, a toolbox...

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