In the latest STEM Magazine Dr. Willis discusses “How to Teach Students About Their Brain”. (Debbie sent you an email on Sept. 21st with the link.) Using brain research teaching strategies and explicitly discussing brain research within your classroom empowers students to become self-regulated learners with aligns with our Portrait of a Graduate. If you LOVE this article like I do and would like to dive deeper, please let me know. This would be a great topic for a book study!
Dr. Judy Willis, a board-certified neurologist and teacher in Santa Barbara, Calif., has combined her training in neuroscience and neuroimaging with her teacher education training and years of classroom experience. She has become an authority in the field of learning-centered brain research and classroom strategies derived from this research. You can also find other article and webinars from Dr. Willis on the ASCD website.