“Hooks” for Building Movement into Lessons: Dave Burgess

Confined spaces and a 6 ‘5″ frame don’t make for a comfortable flight. Celebrated author and Pirate Presenter Dave Burgess can relate to the frequent plight of students — boys in particular — who just need to MOVE. Dave recalls the following experience while on a cramped cross-country flight : “It wasn’t more than 30 minutes into the […]

Groundbreaking Study on Gender in Fetal Brains

The often-polarizing debate about gender neural differences has been enlightened by a just-released study of the human brain prior to birth. For the first time, researchers were able to do MRI scans of dozens of fetal brains within the uterus. They found dramatic differences between female and male fetuses, particularly with regard to connectivity between […]

Many children are allowed to have only experiences deemed to be beneficial by adults…

“Responsible adults naturally have a tendency to prescribe experiences for children. The result is that many children are allowed to have only experiences deemed to be beneficial by adults.” According to Dr. Yong Zhao, “to enable every child to be able to explore, experiment with, and enhance his or her strengths, education must change.” Watch […]

Watch Dr. Chris Emdin explain how pairing #HipHopEd with science can help plug into their learning.

By incorporating their culture into classroom instruction, teachers value the unique realities of minority students — an approach that sets both students and educators up for success, says At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference Plenary Speaker Dr. Christopher Emdin. Watch Dr. Chris Emdin explain how pairing #HipHopEd with science can help plug into their learning. A […]