How the brain works — and doesn't work — for parents.
by Dr. Tom Morley | Contributing WriterRSS Feed
Teachers who embed their new material within the context of a story provide the less able students the structure to help them make the critical interconnections that are essential to learning.
Our brains can be likened to an immense city made up of billions of interconnecting streets.
Consider this: Have you ever met someone who barely scraped by in school, but could go on and on about how cars work, or recite the names of every player in the NFL, complete with his lifetime statistics?
Whenever our brains sense that something we are seeing or hearing is novel, a tiny portion of the mid-brain flips on, and this has an almost magical effect on our ability to learn.
A recent article in the Palm Coast Observer reported on our schools’ desire to fashion a sex-education program that aligns with Flagler County values.
Miller trial begins with jury selection
A court formed a jury of six -- with three alternates -- to preside over the trial of Paul Miller, who stands accused of second-degree murder.
Flagler high school students to write a state law?
State Rep. Travis Hutson met with two dozen high school students on Monday to get them started on writing a piece of legislation that he will submit next session.
LETTER: School Board admits to wasting money; vote no
From the letter: "As School Board member Sue Dickinson said, 'We are not using taxpayers' dollars appropriately when we are operating two school buildings half-empty.'"
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