The post asks: Will the science of the brain give us new ways to engage with kids to improve their chances for lifelong learning?
My response: No doubt brain science can provide us valuable information about the difference between brain ‘healthy’ and ‘unhealthy’ learning. But it must always be remembered that there is a ‘being’ in the brain and that the quality of that being’s participation in learning is what it’s all about. (read entire comment)
Also see my opening remarks to “Science of Education Conference” and conversation with Nobel Prize winning economist James Heckman.
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