Educators educating Educators

Apr 27

Welcome



~Hi, Bob McCormick and Welcome to Stuff4Educators

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Monthly EdTip: For an discussion of current and helpful educational practices, insights, and topics, refer to the monthly EdTip!

Would a heart surgeon place a stint or replace a heart value without full knowledge of the heart? Would a brain surgeon operate on the brain without knowing the intricacies of the brain?  These questions lead to February's Ed Tip topic: Should educators know the neuroscience of learning?

If students are to be engaged and ready to learn, one has to start by engaging their minds. From a neuroscientific perspective, introducing relevance and emotion are two techniques which are exceptionally effective in accomplishing engagement.

This month I will present two methods based on neuroscientific research that will definitely improve student learning.




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What this site is about

If you are looking for easy and instantaneous advice to improve the quality of education your students receive, you have come to the right site.

This site will provide you with some tried and true teaching methods, but will also introduce you to some new, cutting-edge, challenging philosophies and theories that will stimulate and excite you and hopefully open up new avenues of thought.

Explore the tabs on the right-hand side that are arranged based on possible interest area or topic.

For an discussion of current and helpful educational practices, insights, and topics, refer to the monthly Ed Tip!

Sit back and enjoy the site by discovering and investigating interesting topics while simultaneously evaluating, questioning, and speculating their potential usefulness in your classroom.

Most importantly, I hope this site improves the quality of education your students receive by providing you with some helpful teaching methods, techniques, and practices along with cutting edge and thought-provoking philosophies, theories, and insights into our profession.

Let me know what you think. All questions, comments and yes, even criticisms, are enormously welcome and appreciated.

~ Thanks ~

bob mccormick

Rjm919@yahoo.com





News

If students are to be engaged and ready to learn, one has to start by engaging their minds. From a neuroscientific perspective, introducing relevance and emotion are two techniques which are exceptionally effective in accomplishing engagement. In this month’s Ed Tip, I will present two methods based on neuroscientific research that will definitely improve student learning.