Educational Neuroscience

Improving student drawing skills with video instruction

As a teacher in the Creative Arts at Genazzano FCJ College I am constantly aiming to awaken and tap into my students’ ‘Creative Brain’ functions to activate and stimulate their art learning. The students in Year 8...
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A passion for teaching through 'Science of Learning'

Q: What excites you about learning and brain sciences at Genazzano? A: At Genazzano, we provide our teachers with the very latest research into the science of learning, imparting them with the tools to conduct...
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Upcoming exams? Boost your brain power with expert tips for learning!

Queensland Brain Institute. Science Based Tips to Improve Learning for students and educators
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Science of Learning Principles in Mathematics

Professional learning in brain sciences has been engaging, and we have had the opportunity to learn, be challenged, discuss points of view and build the skills we learn into our pedagogy in the classrooms in our...
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The link between creative thinking and learning

"Educational approaches that enhance creative thinking skills also arguably engages the learner better and increase their intrinsic motivation to learn...this educational approach grows ‘high-functioning’ students, who...
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Why Does Neuroscience Belong in Classroom Practice?

Dr Lou Whittaker writes for Meteor Education about why educators need to understand how to apply neuroscience principles in the classroom.  https://meteoreducation.com/neuroscience-in-classroom-practice/
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So you understand the brain...now what?

How can we apply knowledge about the brain to improve teaching and learning in the classroom? Every so often, a new field of scientific research reaches ‘cult’ status and is used to explain nearly every facet of...
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What role for traditional skills in the digital era?

As educational institutions aiming to prepare our students for active contribution in the 21st century world of globalisation we need to engage in the contest of ideas where we can combine the best of the innovative,...
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Help students retain information better

At one time or another, anyone who has ever studied for a test has pondered the question: How can I improve my memory for what I have studied? Here is two helpful hints, both grounded in compelling experimental evidence....
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