Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Title of course:  Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

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Unit 2: The Unity of Emotion, Thinking, and Learning

Baylin, E. "Depth of Field/Depth of Understanding: Finding the Emotional Connection." Schools: Studies in Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (2010).

Fischer, K., P. Shaver, and P. Carnochan. "How emotions develop and how they organise development," Cognition & Emotion Vol 2, No. 4 (1990): 81-127.

Immordino-Yang, M.H., A. McColl, H. Damasio, & A. Damasio. "Neural correlates of admiration and compassion." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, No.19 (2009): 8021-8026.

Immordino-Yang, M.H., and A. Damasio. "We Feel, Therefore We Learn: The Relevance of Affective and Social Neuroscience to Education." Mind, Brain, and Education Vol. 1, Issue 1 (March, 2007): 3-10.

Immordino-Yang, M.H., and F. Matthias. "Building Smart Students: A Neuroscience Perspective on the Role of Emotion and Skilled Intuition in Learning." In D. A. Sousa (Ed.), The Future of Educational Neuroscience: Where We Are Now, and Where We're Going Next. Bloomington: Solution Tree Press. 2010.

Oberman, L.M., and V.S. Ramachandran, "The Simulating Social Mind: The Role of the Mirror Neuron System and Simulation in the Social and Communicative Deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorders." Psychological Bulletin Vol. 133, No. 2 (2007): 310-327. DOI: 10.1037/0033-2909.133.2.310.

Video on mirror neurons. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/mirror-neurons.html.



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