Tag Archive: school

Handwriting may be better for creativity and memory

September 1, 2021 11:00 am
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As the world becomes more reliant on technology, beginning as early as kindergarten and extending all the way to post-secondary school, it’s hard to escape the ubiquity of tech’s influence on one’s educational journey. This is even more pronounced as... View Article


During the COVID-19 pandemic, school lockdowns and the shift to learning in a remote virtual format led to increased uncertainty, burnout amongst teachers and setbacks for many, as education was seemingly put to a halt. Students with neurological learning challenges... View Article

What happened to school librarians?

July 19, 2021 11:00 am
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Librarians play an important role in supporting individuals in learning how to access research databases and to become more literate in digital media. Yet according to recent statistics published by Antioch University Seattle in the School Librarian Investigation Decline of... View Article

Learning motivation and an aging brain

October 27, 2020 11:38 pm
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In a recent McGovern Institute study described in an article by Anne Trafton, researchers have identified the brain circuit that is responsible for maintaining the motivation to learn new things or engage in daily activities. The circuit was specifically involved... View Article

First-year teachers reflect on the pandemic

August 8, 2020 11:00 am
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An article by Edsurge discusses how freshly graduated teachers, many of whom were entering the workforce for the first time, were completely taken aback by the pandemic. These teachers were all excited to begin the 2019-2020 academic year, eager to... View Article

Neuroplasticity involves more than just neurons

July 30, 2020 11:00 am
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Neuroscientist Nathan Michaels makes the analogy that brains are like machines. In this article, he states that all machines are made of a combination of structural elements that work together to produce a specific function. Machines also require inputs in... View Article