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Title of course:  Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

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Introduction: The Art and Science of Teaching

Insights drawn from neuroscience not only provide educators with a scientific basis for understanding some of the best practices in teaching, but also offer a new lens through which to look at the problems teachers grapple with every day. By gaining insights into how the brain works—and how students actually learn—teachers will be able to create their own solutions to the classroom challenges they face and improve their practice.

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Insights drawn from neuroscience not only provide educators with a scientific basis for understanding some of the best practices in teaching, but also offer a... (Course Overview)

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Psychologist Abigail Baird explains why neuroscience research should be understandable.

It Has to Make Sense

Abigail Baird, assistant professor at Vassar College, talks about neuroscience and suggests a simple way for teachers to distinguish between good and bad ideas from... (Section 3)

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Interview with neuroscientist Paul Yellin about creating a common language shared by neuroscientists and educators.

Mind, Brain, and Education

Paul B. Yellin, associate professor at New York University School of Medicine and director of the Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education, talks about the... (Section 4)

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Head of school, Jason Ablin, discusses the benefits of collaboration between neuroscientists and educators.

Collaboration

Jason Ablin, English teacher and head of school at Milken Community High School in Los Angeles, CA, discusses the benefits of collaboration between... (Section 5)

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