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I used to think…but now I know…

We are often constructing meaning with the information we are exposed to each day. To help students become more aware of how their thinking changes, we made I used to think…but now I know…bridges. We will be using this understanding throughout the year to help students grow in awareness of their learning.

John Joseph’s Information Processing Model comes to Smartia…

See if your Smartian can explain this model of MEMORY…what role does practice have in memory, information processing and learning?? What about motivation…? How about asking questions? How will this help processing information with the ultimate goal of having learning “stick” in the memory??!! Can you understand why Mrs. McGrath does the things that she […]

John Joseph’s Information Processing Model comes to Smartia…

See if your Smartian can explain this model of MEMORY…what role does practice have in memory, information processing and learning?? What about motivation…? How about asking questions? How will this help processing information with the ultimate goal of having learning “stick” in the memory??!! Can you understand why Mrs. McGrath does the things that she […]

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 […]