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Grow Your Brain (Interesting Version)


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This is the same presentation as "Grow Your Brain (dull version)" but how much more interesting is this to look at? You'll notice that this slide deck has a lot more visual imagery, much less text, more slides, and actually requires me (the presenter). The dull version was sort of a document - you could read it and didn't need a presenter to discuss the content at all, really. This presentation doesn't really work without the presenter, and that's the point! Who wants to give a presentation in which they themselves are irrelevant? It may not be the world's best presentation slide deck ever, but it's a step in the right direction.

Published in: Education, Health & Medicine

Grow Your Brain (Interesting Version)

  1. Growing Your Brain What Research Says about Brain-Based Teaching and Learning
  2. Fixed Brain Malleable Brain Smart, dumb or average, we can’t change what we are. We can grow our intelligence.
  3. The Brain is Not Fixed.
  4. It Grows.
  5. Exercise boosts brain growth.
  6. Learning creates new connections in the brain.
  7. Stress hormones inhibit brain growth.
  8. Exercise your brain. The brain is like a muscle .
  9. <ul><li>Fixed Mindset Learners: </li></ul><ul><li>Failure = I’m dumb </li></ul><ul><li>Inclined to cheat , lie about scores </li></ul><ul><li>Feel helpless </li></ul><ul><li>Give up easily </li></ul>
  10. <ul><li>Growth Mindset Learners: </li></ul><ul><li>Failure = I didn’t work hard enough </li></ul><ul><li>Learning > Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Feel in control of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated to study harder </li></ul>
  11. What can teachers do?
  12. Teach your students about their brains.
  13. You must have studied really hard . Wow, this is a great score!
  14. Exercise: Get your students out of their seats.
  15. Minimize Classroom Stress
  16. References: