Hi. I would love to become research active, particularly around the area of sleep and children in early years. Has anyone got any tips about good places to start? Should I be contacting related departments at the local universities and/or … Continue reading
Posted on January 22, 2018 by radeakin in Question
What is the current understanding of ‘plasticity’ of the developing brain in children <7. I ask this in terms of reductionist teaching.
Posted on May 20, 2015 by ange21 in Question
Hi, and thank you for this opportunity. I am a teacher and I’m interested in how milestone development correlates with neuro development. (Milestone dev is sometimes referred to as foundation skills and an example often discussed is what is happening … Continue reading
Posted on May 9, 2015 by ModShane in Question
Do we have any active research in the UK in the use of mental imagery in learning – spelling, reading, maths, comprehension etc? I have been in contact with Georgetown University that is the only centre of excellence I have … Continue reading
Posted on May 9, 2015 by olivehickmott in Question
A practical question concerning early literacy. When children (age 6-7) are expressing themselves in written texts that are technically (spelling) too difficult they often write mistakes. What should teachers/parents do best (next to showing their appreciation, applauding the attempt and … Continue reading
Posted on May 7, 2015 by ModShane in Question
Is there a difference between what you see in the brain of a child and what you see in the brain of an adult? It is said you can’t teach old dogs new tricks, and the best to learn a … Continue reading
Posted on April 29, 2015 by ModShane in Question
Are displays useful or not so much when it comes to learning? Are they learning aids or visual clutter? Are there rules to optimize their effect?
Posted on April 16, 2015 by Rute Silva in Question
Do you have any useful tips for the primary classroom?
Posted on April 15, 2015 by tyrrellt in Question
How can you tell how much the brain’s development has been affected by the child’s home life, e.g. diet, sleep, attention from parents, etc?
Posted on April 14, 2015 by tyrrellt in Question
Educating children about how to care for their physical health and wellbeing once again has an increasing profile in primary schools. Could we address mental health and wellbeing ‘maintenance’ more effectively than we currently do?
Posted on April 14, 2015 by lizlawrence in Question