In this latest STAR (School Technology Action Report), “The Science of Learning: How Current Brain Research Can Improve Education,” the editors of eSchool Media highlight cutting-edge research from leading neuroscience experts on how various activities affect the brain, and how these activities can help students improve their comprehension and memory.
From understanding how multimedia and physical exercise can affect classroom instruction, to appreciating the influence of art and reading on brain development, to taking the first steps in realizing the mind mechanics of autism, researchers know more today than ever before on what techniques can have the biggest impact on teaching and learning.
In this report, you’ll discover how the brain reacts to:
- Visual learning and memory training
- Physical activity
- Arts and Language Arts
- New techniques for students with disabilities
- Early childhood education