Can neuroeducation help reshape the way we see exams?On May 14th, 2020, Steve Masson hosted a webinar for Wooclap in which he revisited seven key neuroeducational principles and shared practical ways to make learning more effective, notably through exams.
Five more myths on educationThis article provides the second half of ten pseudoscientific statements from the domain of cognitive sciences applied to learning and education
Five myths on educationThis article provides the first half of ten pseudoscientific statements from the domain of cognitive sciences applied to learning and education
Does exposure to screens have any demonstrable effects on the brain?Screens are omnipresent in our daily lives and are often declared to have a negative influence on a child’s learning and development
Vary your teaching techniques with Professor FelderProfessor Richard M. Felder developed a more successful approach to his lectures
Stanislas Dehaene: The four pillars of learningCognitive psychologist and neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene has highlighted the main contributors to successful learning
Active learning: what is it... and why?Participating in one’s learning rather than passively listening to the teacher speak, that is the idea behind active learning methods
Use Harvard professor Eric Mazur's Peer Instruction Method in 4 stepsMazur developed the following teaching method: Peer Instruction
Why you should teach your students about spaced practiceThe learning method known as spaced practice has been around for a very long time and has been proven to work. What are you waiting for?
How can teachers use the Test effect to promote long-term learning?This month we will discover that quizzes are not only used to measure students' knowledge: they also help to strengthen it
“Neuromania” in the classroomTraining and learning specialists agree: teachers are immensely curious about the cognitive sciences
Non-cognitive factors and their impact on student performanceMost schools and institutions of higher education rely on grades and results to measure their students’ success
Student mindset: fixed vs growthA student’s mindset tells you how they deal with failure and success in a learning environment
When is multitasking beneficial?According to most cognitive scientists, performing even two relatively complex mental tasks at once is practically impossible
Change things up with InterleavingInterleaving is a highly effective learning and teaching strategy, which means it can be applied by both students and teachers