The Learning Renaissance

Thank a Teacher Day #ThankATeacher

May 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Marking Black History Month(s)

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in US history. Since 1976, every US president has officially … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? How Music Affects Your Consciousness

November 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Neuroplasticity: the ability of the brain to re-learn

November 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Did You Know? The Efficiency of Play as a Learning Tool

April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Inclusivity

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Important Advice for the New Academic Year

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Jolabokaflod

December 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Age Restrictions on Social Media #SID2017

This chart gives the age restrictions on each of these social media channels:

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Laughing and Learning

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Making a Difference

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Serotonin and Well-Being

I’ve spoken before about the monetisation of learning. There is a similar phenomena with the chemicalisation of well-being. Serotonin is an important brain chemical that helps to elevate your mood … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Did You Know?

Taking notes by longhand encourages a deeper processing of ideas, which can lead to a better understanding of the material. – Mueller & Oppenheimer, 2014

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? The Play’s the Thing!

  Watching live theatre enhances plot understanding, vocabulary, tolerance and the ability to read emotions.   –  Greene, Hitt, Kraybill and Bogulski, 2014

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Did You Know?

Curiosity not only increases motivation to learn, but it also produces chemical changes in the brain that improve memory.   –  Gruber, Gelman and Ranganath, 2014

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment