How Schools can Benefit from Adding Brain-based Learning to the Curriculum

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How Schools can Benefit from Adding Brain-based Learning to the Curriculum
America's school system is often described as troubled and in a state of crisis. Results of proficiency exams appear to bear this out as scores continue to show declines of aptitude in math, science, and literacy. And while educators continue looking for ways to address the challenges associated with righting the ship, some experts are calling for consideration of the potentialities of brain-based learning. This approach to learning emphasizes the importance of designing curriculum and classroom teaching approaches to take full advantage of how the brain processes information and learns.
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While brain-based learning is appealing in...
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