The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

Let’s look at the performance improvement process through the lens of New Year’s resolutions and see what neuroscience can teach us to make both more successful. The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. It turns out that health and lifestyle choices have a significant effect on the brain’s ability to change. Exercise.

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Video Games To Train Your Brain

eLamb

Is it boring to train your brain? Thankfully there is lots you can do to be mentally healthy – including helping your brain to stay active. While mental health is affected by many things; exercise, nutrition, your environment and relationships to list a few, you can also train your brain to be better at different things. The brain is often compared to a muscle – the more you exercise it, the better shape it will be in.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

Let’s look at the performance improvement process through the lens of New Year’s resolutions and see what neuroscience can teach us to make both more successful. The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. It turns out that health and lifestyle choices have a significant effect on the brain’s ability to change. Exercise.

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Happy Thanksgiving – It’s Good for the Brain!

Learningtogo

With the word “survival” in the opening line, you’ve probably guessed that I’m about to find a way to link eating turkey with survival, because that’s usually where I end up when I talk about our marvelous survival machines – our brains. It turns out that the practice of being grateful is good for your brain. Here’s how it works: Our brains is a vastly complex network of 100 billion neurons, each with up to 30,000 different connections. The U.S.

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The Flipped Learning Revolution — Coming to a Brain Near You?

Dashe & Thomson

Essentially, the idea is to upend the traditional teaching model of classroom lecture followed by personal practice at home. One of the concepts in training that has taken the biggest strides this year has been that of the “flipped classroom.” My colleague Jon Matejcek first covered it back in March in his article “ Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom.”

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How to make brain-friendly learning that sticks (Expert interview)

Elucidat

What does it take to make brain-friendly learning? Stella offers six key ways you can work with the brain to help make learning stick, all wrapped up in the useful (and brain friendly) acronym: LEARNS. Learning design: meet brain science. Learning Psychologist Stella Collins knows a thing or two about making brain-friendly learning. In the past, a lot of people have had theories and models about how to teach. It’s basic brain science.

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Happy Thanksgiving – It’s Good for the Brain!

Learningtogo

With the word “survival” in the opening line, you’ve probably guessed that I’m about to find a way to link eating turkey with survival, because that’s usually where I end up when I talk about our marvelous survival machines – our brains. It turns out that the practice of being grateful is good for your brain. Here’s how it works: Our brains is a vastly complex network of 100 billion neurons, each with up to 30,000 different connections. The U.S.

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More Brain Research

Kapp Notes

I never really thought that was true and I always assert that the "real teachers" or educators are the ones who take average students and make them better students as opposed to a teacher or professor who teaches a class so those who "can't hack it" drop out. I mean, really, anyone can teach smart, motivated students.a Does your teaching, e-learning or training help people become more intelligent? For a long time people have thought of intelligence as a static item.

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A List of Brain-based Strategies to Create Effective eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

There is a simple way to design effective eLearning courses about any subject: brain-based learning. This instructional approach was defined by Hileman in 2006 and has since inspired many “brain compatible designers” — those who seek to understand the principle and reasoning behind their teaching. The idea behind the concept is that learning is innate and linked to biological and chemical processes in the human brain. B: Brain’s Time Clock. S: Social Brain.

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What Agile/Scrum Can Teach Learning

CLO Magazine

The deployment of the knowhow is an interesting case study in learning vs teaching. The feedback becomes a kind of disciplined and digestible learning exercise that allows for rapid mid-course correction during the project rather than after the total project is complete. The Scrum meeting becomes a daily learning exercise on steroids, a vehicle for cultural change as well as problem resolution mechanism.

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The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

CourseArc

As it turns out, the answer is a decisive “no,” because that’s not how human brains are wired. After all, there’s only so much available space in our mental hard drives, so our brains are optimized to quickly recall what repetition and habit have proven to be “important” while everything else that seems less essential gets pushed aside. Our course creators also have access to a variety of teaching methods and multiple options for presenting new content.

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Marisa Murgatroyd Teaches How to Build a Mission Focused Experience Product Instead of a Low Engagement Information Product

LifterLMS

Marisa Murgatroyd teaches how to build a mission focused experience product instead of a low engagement information product in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Marisa: And I have one simple template that I teach that allows people to define their mission. They’re actually doing an exercise as well.

“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

However, the influx of information to an individual’s brain may prove to be debilitating to one’s decision making process or may result to learning paralysis for learners. Considering the limitations of the brain’s working memory to handle a certain quantity of information, elearning developers should seriously reflect on their implementation strategies. A serious side effect is “ brain freeze.” In her study, volunteers’ brain activities were measured with an fMRI.

Learning, Net Generation, Mind Mapping, Brain Training, & SharePoint

Big Dog, Little Dog

International research project studies impact of new technology on teaching and learning - Update. Does brain training really work? - BRAIN IMAGING 'NOT PROOF'. As John Grohol notes in his post : Just another article reminding you that engaging in regular exercise and engaging in simple pencil and paper tasks (like Sudoku or the crossword puzzle) - both of which have good research support - are likely cheaper and more effective than most brain training programs.

Being Savvy About SAVI (and Accelerated Learning)

Dashe & Thomson

I had participated in a program on Accelerated Learning, or Whole Brain Learning, at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). So much of instructor-led training involves a facilitator in an educational setting presenting information to learners with little concern for social bonding and little effort for teaching them how to create, problem solve, and think on their own.

Role of Nursing Second Semester

ProProfs

Match the following to the following statement: Constipation related to bedrest and lack of exercise, AEB decreased frequency of bowel movements, headache, abdominal cramping and passing flatus. related to bedrest and lack of exercise. Teaching. Teaching. id="" value="" disabled="disabled" />--> Teaching interventions planned. id="" value="" disabled="disabled" />--> Teaching interventions implemented. Add training/teaching material.

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Curated Insights: Busting Workplace Learning Myths

Axonify

For example, if you’re an “auditory learner,” are you going to tell me that the best way to teach you how to drive a car is through storytelling and audio instructions? As L&D pros, we don’t just teach people new skills. So, the next time an executive comes your way with a request for a Myers-Briggs exercise as part of a team building activity, share the article above and provide an alternative, outcome-driven option. Brain based learning Learning Trends

Curated Insights: Busting Workplace Learning Myths

Axonify

For example, if you’re an “auditory learner,” are you going to tell me that the best way to teach you how to drive a car is through storytelling and audio instructions? As L&D pros, we don’t just teach people new skills. So, the next time an executive comes your way with a request for a Myers-Briggs exercise as part of a team building activity, share the article above and provide an alternative, outcome-driven option. Brain based learning Learning Trends

Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content

Rob Hubbard

Increasingly I find myself turning away from learning theories and looking to brain science to hel p me design engaging and effective learning content. Typically they were designed for teaching students in classroom environments over a period of weeks and months. Learning theories are like fashions – they come and go, whereas the way the brain processes and stores information is fixed, changing only with evolution. Rule 1: Exercise boosts brain power.

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Brain rules – where does that leave us?

Clive on Learning

Followers of this blog will know that I have been reviewing John Medina's book Brain Rules chapter by chapter over the past three months. Rule 1: Exercise boosts brain power We have a problem if we expect learners to thrive sitting down for hours at a time in a classroom. Rule 2: The human brain evolved too The bottom line of this chapter is that relationships matter when attempting to teach human beings. Tags: Brain Rules

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Chunking learning method: what is it & research

MobileTrain

How the information that allows you to do these things is built up in your brain, until it becomes a skill you no longer have to think about? Your working memory helps the brain organise and mould this information. Parlez vous français ? Or, do you play an instrument perhaps?

How to Use Online Learning to Grow Employee Engagement

LearnDash

A qualified individual who leaves one company for another represents a huge loss for a business, both in terms of brain drain and in the time and resources it will take to find and train a replacement. Recognizing this, businesses have invested millions of dollars in initiatives to build engagement, from company retreats to team-building exercises and more. Teaching is also a form of mastery. Ongoing education opportunities can improve employee satisfaction and wellbeing.

Mother Knows Best: 3 eLearning Lessons Your Mother Taught You

eLearning Brothers

On Mother’s Day, we honor the sacrifices of our mothers, as well as the nurturing and discipline they exercised to help us grow into decent people. Your brain and body remember those things that you practice so you can do them more easily and naturally in the future. What did your mother (or mother figure) teach you as a kid that guides your eLearning expertise today? May is a magical time of year for many of us, when our minds turn to the women who raised us.

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Why developing a habit of learning is the biggest achievement for your life?

Your Training Edge

Language learning provides constant exercise for your brain which in turn delays the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Learning is like an exercise for the mind which in turn enables you to sleep well. In “Learning Later, Living Greater: The Secret for Making the Most of Your After-50 Years,” Nancy Merz Nordstrom has correctly championed lifelong learning as a proactive lifestyle for overall personal development and a primary factor for brain health!

Performance Tracking Through Virtual Reality

CHRP-INDIA

Interaction with the virtual world with virtual reality gears enables better decision making in the physical world as these pieces of training activate the brain’s thinking ability just like in real-life scenarios. From school to the workplace, practice tests and performance tracking through regular exercises help hone live work. Virtual Reality based immersive training method combines cognitive learning with simulation-based training.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4

Kadenze

Have you also noticed the same approach is used over and over to teach about ‘learning’? From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. Offline, deliberate practice exercises are filmed, then shared online and used for critique by individuals and groups. Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash.

Creativity is Crucial for Generating Business Results in 2020

KnowledgeCity

Everybody’s brain has a creative process feedback loop and embracing your natural creativity will give you a leg-up when it comes to problem-solving. However, if you have ever come up with a solution to a problem, you have exercised your creative talents. Whatever time of day you decide to let your brain create, make sure to prioritize quiet time free of distractions. Help others – Engaging in teaching moments with your peers will help you see things in new ways.

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What Would Ed Do?

Intellezy

The user’s team at this particular company made a connection with Ed as he was teaching because the learners could see his facial expressions, gestures, and voice because Ed never left the screen. Our brains are wired for face-to-face communication; the information flows better when you see the other person speaking because you see how they are conveying the information. At Intellezy, we take pride in the solid Instructional Design of our content.

Implementing Effective Game-Like mLearning Content

Ed App

Learning from, and teaching, each other is one of the best ways to learn new and complex concepts. Brain Boost. Brain Boost is a concept developed by EdApp, revolved around spaced repetition. This is a strategy used to counter the Forgetting Curve, whereby newly absorbed knowledge deteriorates in employees’ brains over a short period of time. Asymmetric thinking arises when previously unexplored thought patterns stimulate the brain.

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A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

The Truth About Teaching to Learning Styles, and What to Do Instead. This research report, The Truth About Teaching to Learning Styles, and What to Do Instead, by Jane Bozarth ( @JaneBozarth ), explores the concept of teaching to learning styles and its effect on learning outcomes. The spacing effect is a far more effective way to learn and retain information that works with our brain instead of against it. Battling the Bandwidth of your Brain.

Ways to Help Your Employees Grow

Your Training Edge

If the word “consultant” sends you into instant flashbacks of the Bobs from Office Space, retrain your brain. Companies bring them in to help teach and retrain employees so that the business runs more smoothly. You can do any number of exercises to tighten bonds and bring everyone together, but often the sense of unity is brought on simply by being away from the familiar. Your employees do so much to help your small business run efficiently.

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[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought

KnowledgeOne

But from the strict point of view of the sciences that study how our box of thoughts works, we have a good idea of the answer… even if we still have a lot to learn about this fascinating organ that is our brain. Thus, although they can be acted upon after the fact, the brain cannot be prevented from producing them. More “lazy”, it also consumes less glucose — the brain’s fuel — than system 2, and is, therefore, our default reasoning system.

Interactive learning content with H5P and LearnWorlds

learnWorlds

It can take your online teaching to the next level and it is suitable for both professionals and newcomer course creators, making rich educational content an easy task, without the need for complicated and expensive authoring tools. Language Teaching Activities. Our research showcases some teaching examples you could use based on H5P’s activities which are easily embeddable to the LearnWorlds platform. Are you teaching history or anything with linear paths?

Stress Management Techniques that Keep You Centered and Make You an Effective Leader

Training Industry

Merriam-Webster defines “meditate” as “to engage in contemplation or reflection” or “to engage in mental exercise … for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness.” Both meditation and mindfulness teach slow, relaxed breathing, which enables you to think more clearly and deeply. Exercise In addition to adequate sleep, meditation and mindfulness, the fourth brick in your foundation for handling stress and becoming a respected leader is exercise.

Puppies, Coffee, and Chocolate: Establishing a Continuous Learning Habit

Degreed

How many times have you set out to exercise more or floss your teeth and failed? Our brains like habits because they allow us to conserve energy by using less conscious thought. Habits can be powerful allies in achieving our goals if we know how to leverage them — and we’re here to teach you how to do just that. . This tells your brain to perform the behavior or habit. When you have a reward as part of your habit loop, your brain will begin to crave that activity.

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Using Social Science for Learning

Innovative Learning Group

Use storytelling to connect both sides of the brain. The language processing parts of our brain are activated, of course, but so are other areas we would use if actually experiencing the events of the story. For example, when someone tells a story about delicious food, the sensory area (right side) of our brain lights up. Teach learners to question their assumptions and the possible influences of past experiences and unconscious biases on their opinions and feelings.

Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap

Gyrus

As we become increasingly dependent on our technology, it only makes sense that it teach us as well. When building eLearnings it is necessary to consult people who teach and record their methodologies in making sure a message maintains its pertinence over time. These touches will only increase the drive to accomplish the entirety of the learning exercise, as well as aid in. If there is an opportunity to aid the teachings with text, then, by all means, include it as an option.

eLearning: Overcoming the Forgetting Curve

ICS Learning

Before adding content to your eLearning module, always ask yourself, “How does this content teach and reflect my learning objectives?” More information is retained when the brain links a reason for it to be remembered. The content engages the learner with multimedia (animation, graphics, narration, simulation) and exercises like short quizzes or gamification.

Workforce Insights: The Only Skill That’ll Last You a Lifetime

Degreed

Our brains are made of neurons which transmit information between each other across synapses. When you learn something new, your brain literally makes a connection between the neurons. Pure regurgitation or recognition is easy but recalling it or teaching it to someone is not. Your brain likes pleasant things, so when it encounters something that it thinks will be difficult, it tries to switch your attention to easier things, like watching Netflix.

5 Inspirational TED Talks Every Training Professional Must Watch

CommLab India

And I think, one of the best ways to feed our brains and think creatively is by listening to TED Talks. Here, Salman explains the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to flip the traditional classroom method by assigning students video lectures to watch at home, and do the “homework” in the classroom with the teacher available to help. In this video, he talks about his experiences teaching in a global classroom. .