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Knowing Student Misconceptions Key to Science Teaching, Study Finds

“Knowing Student Misconceptions Key to Science Teaching, Study Finds,” an article in a recent issue of Education Week, discusses implications of research published earlier this year in the American Educational Research Journal: The Influence of Teachers’ Knowledge on Student Learning … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Consolidation and Transfer of Learning After Observing Hand Gesture

Education Week reports that, according to a new study in the March 28 issue of Child Development, “Math often can feel a little abstract to students, but teachers who gesture as they explain equations can make them more concrete for students … … Continue reading

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Brain Plasticity: How learning changes the brain

http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/02/26/brain-plasticity-how-learning-changes-your-brain/

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