The Value of Elaborative Rehearsal

You’ve taught the core curriculum so your students have got it, right? Well…maybe. Students may understand the concepts, but you also need to factor in their long term memory. Rehearsal refers to the repetition of material, and elaborative rehearsal involves deep...

Taking at Look at Brain Targeted Teaching

Lately, I have been reading about Brain Targeted Teaching. Brain Target Teaching is a teaching style that utilizes and focuses on what we know about how the brain learns best. Dr. Mariale Hardiman, out of John Hopkin’s University, identifies six key elements in...

Fixed versus Growth Mindset

What is the difference between a fixed versus a growth mindset? A fixed mindset is one that believes intelligence and talent are things we are born with and they do not change. A growth mindset is one that believes you can increase your intelligence and develop...