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Information in… processing…information out– a human model!!

John Joseph, the Brain Man, has inspired a lot of continuing discussion in the classroom since his talk last week. Our Morning Check-in Survey questions this week have all been about brain related topics. One day we  learned about fancy professor words like “axons,neurons and dendrites” and how dendrites are important to learning. Looking at […]

Information in… processing…information out– a human model!!

John Joseph, the Brain Man, has inspired a lot of continuing discussion in the classroom since his talk last week. Our Morning Check-in Survey questions this week have all been about brain related topics. One day we  learned about fancy professor words like “axons,neurons and dendrites” and how dendrites are important to learning. Looking at […]

John Joseph – The Brain Guy

John Joseph is a brain guy, and he’s an expert on brains. He even collects brains! John Joseph has been a brain collector for a long long time. He learned that in a brain there is/a – Thalamus Bridge Fat Amygdala Brain stem Hippocampus Red room cerebellum cortex Lobes Water Skull Oxygen Cerebrum They are […]

ISM teachers act out how the brain works… human synapses!

As part of the weekend workshop called “Learning with the Brain in Mind”, John Joseph allowed us to tap into our World Two (direct experiences) in order to consolidate our understanding (World Three) of how messages are sent within the brain. Our right hand, facedown and slapping the hand next to us, represents the axons, which are […]

ISM teachers act out how the brain works… human synapses!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pkeZ3kYUFU&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] As part of the weekend workshop called “Learning with the Brain in Mind”, John Joseph allowed us to tap into our World Two (direct experiences) in order to consolidate our understanding (World Three) of how messages are sent within the brain. Our right hand, facedown and slapping the hand next to us, represents the axons, which […]

John Joseph, the Brain Man teaches Mrs. McGrath to be the Brain Surgeon!!

We never stop learning in Life…we can always learn something. I continually learn from the children everyday – that’s why I talk about my class full of “student professors”… Today I learned something new in my life from an expert – John Joseph!! As a teacher I am continually seeking ways to improve myself, so I decided […]

John Joseph, the Brain Man teaches Mrs. McGrath to be the Brain Surgeon!!

We never stop learning in Life…we can always learn something. I continually learn from the children everyday – that’s why I talk about my class full of “student professors”… Today I learned something new in my life from an expert – John Joseph!! As a teacher I am continually seeking ways to improve myself, so I decided […]

John Joseph, the Brain Man teaches Mrs. McGrath to be the Brain Surgeon!!

We never stop learning in Life…we can always learn something. I continually learn from the children everyday – that’s why I talk about my class full of “student professors”… Today I learned something new in my life from an expert – John Joseph!! As a teacher I am continually seeking ways to improve myself, so I decided […]

John Joseph, the Brain Man teaches Mrs. McGrath to be the Brain Surgeon!!

We never stop learning in Life…we can always learn something. I continually learn from the children everyday – that’s why I talk about my class full of “student professors”… Today I learned something new in my life from an expert – John Joseph!! As a teacher I am continually seeking ways to improve myself, so I decided […]

John Joseph, the Brain Man teaches Mrs. McGrath to be the Brain Surgeon!!

We never stop learning in Life…we can always learn something. I continually learn from the children everyday – that’s why I talk about my class full of “student professors”… Today I learned something new in my life from an expert – John Joseph!! As a teacher I am continually seeking ways to improve myself, so I decided […]