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A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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"For those interested in connecting research in how the brain learns with their teaching practice, check out this fun video from The CTTL that published Think Differently and Deeply."
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Donna Wilson commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"Teaching Children to Think About Their Thinking—and to Think More Positively   Of all the things we aim to teach children, guiding them to learn how to learn should be near the top of the list. Diane Dahl's blog post above connects…"
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A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
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Donna Wilson commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"We have just been at the New York Academy of Sciences and Aspen Institute Brain Forum 'Cracking the Neural Code'. There Fred Gage, a leading expert on adult neurogenesis, was thrilled to hear that we begin our graduate studies with…"
Aug 29, 2012
Jennifer Berryhill Carroll commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"As a gifted education teacher I am always researching the latest information concerning brain based teaching. Glad to find you here. I'm looking forward to participating in this group! http://aigcarroll.edublogs.org/"
Aug 29, 2012

Diane Dahl's Blog

Printable Bookmarks with Thinking Skills/Thinking Stems/Summaries

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 7:34pm 2 Comments

I’ve blogged about the successful use of thinking skills in promoting reading comprehension and the huge increase I saw in reading levels here: Reading Levels Jump 5 Months in just 2.5 Months!  

I started thinking how great it…

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Important Metacognitive Thinking Strategies Demonstrated

Posted on March 5, 2011 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

I've learned through the BrainSMART program that one of the most powerful tools you can give your students is thinking skills. When you or I read (or do math, science, and even everyday life situations), we automatically make predictions, inferences, questions, schema, etc to help us understand and make decisions. Most of us weren’t explicitly taught these skills…we simply figured them out over time. Just imagine the… Continue

Wildly Successful Metacognition Lesson!

Posted on February 26, 2011 at 7:06pm 0 Comments

(To see the post with accompanying photos, please visit my blog at http://www.fortheloveofteaching.net.  I can't get the pictures on the ning to look right.)
Today my class was featured in an article in The Edmond Sun.  The reporter discussed our growing class brain in…
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It's Good Reader Boy! 3:30 Weekdays...

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 9:46pm 5 Comments

I’ve wanted to come up with a clever way for students to remember their thinking for reading strategies.  A list just seems too boring.  One thing I’ve learned in BrainSMART is to connect information to parts of the body to make it more memorable.  So I came up with this…
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At 4:56pm on July 12, 2011, Bonnie Zimmerman said…
Thank you for accepting my friend request.
At 11:15pm on January 12, 2011, Verònica Criado Funcasta said…

Thanks for the friend invitation, Diane.

At 5:48pm on December 9, 2010, Christy Cate said…
Hi, Diane!

I'm am so excited about the possibilities collaboration on this platform provides!
At 9:03pm on November 25, 2010, Russell Ogden said…
Thanks for the friend invite Diane. I am looking forward to having a browse around your blog and following your activities on the Educators PLN.
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I'm currently conducting research for a journal article I intend to write regarding the potential to use Google Glass for teacher observations.I have 17 questions split over two Survey Monkey surveys I'm hoping anyone who participates in teacher evaluations wouldn't mind filling out. Your confidentiality is important, so there are no questions requiring you to identify yourself.Here are the surveys:…See More
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Calling all teachers, learners, gamers and nerds!Minecraft is like legos on the computer.  Actually, Minecraft is much more than that!  We've converted minecraft into an ESL teaching tool!   It's also an organization management learning tool!  It's also a math learning tool! It's an economics learning tool!  It's so much more!  Our teachers at our school here in China have been teaching with Minecraft for about a year now and we are finding that you can teach almost any subject with it!My…See More
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I need your voice! What do you believe about your own efficacy for influencing student learning while working under education sanctions?

Hello! I am a dissertation candidate through Northcentral University and I am interested in knowing your beliefs about your ability to positively impact student learning while operating under school accountability sanctions. This study seeks to explore what skills or knowledge teachers and principals believe are critical to support their ability to impact student learning while also trying to implement school reform initiatives.This study includes a survey and interviews. If you would like to…See More
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