Neuroscience may still be light years away from fully understanding the science of learning and applying it to the classroom, but it is making some headway in improving the way we learn within its walls. An article at TeachThought.com discusses this at length.
For now, neuroscience is changing the classroom for the better with discoveries in the areas of cognitive tutoring, individualized education and neuroeducation, which involves strengthening and developing the brain itself through critical thinking and exploration of one’s creativity. It is also conducting studies that would make it easier to identify learning disorders and intervene with them, as well as make learning more fun, social and full of variety.
Read the full article here.