Locate an article that investigates findings from cognitive and neuroscientific research. Provide a brief summary of the article and explain how the findings could be translated into what educators do in schools and classrooms. Do the findings support differentiated teaching and learning? Why or why not?
Article: "Big plans for little brains"
Experts in neuroscience, computing and education are coming together in a massive effort to put the way in which children are taught on a sounder scientific footing. Trisha Gura profiles the ambitious - some might say foolhardy - initiative.
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As you provide a brief summary of the article and explain how the findings could be translated into what educators do in schools and classrooms, the findings from this article support differentiated teaching and learning as brain activators. Here is one source:
Gura, T. (2005). Educational research: Big plans for little brains. Nature, 435(7046), 1156-1158.
The article shows how neuroscience is infused with educational theories to support instruction. For example, "the US National Science Foundation ...
The Educational Neuroscience article "Big plans for little brains" is summarized in 100 words. Its findings are verified by a second article identified and summarized.
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