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Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities has 50 remote-ready activities, which work for either your classroom or remote teaching.

Understanding the Brain: Implications for Education


Bryn Mawr College Center for Science in Society: Learning To Put Theory Into Practice

Bryn Mawr Alumnae Club of New Hampshire/Vermont
15 November 2003

The student (and teacher and ...) as brain

The Brain - is wider than the Sky -
For - put them side by side -
The one the other will contain
With ease - and You - beside-
.......... Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Education as applied neurobiology

Science as "getting it less wrong" ... and common to all

"Science" as story-telling and revising, common to all
Education as story telling and revising


The brain: from a "reflex machine" to a semi-autonomous, evolving, creative agent


Part of a new perspective: the inside/outside/inside loop

Evidence for the creative, bipartite brain



The inside loop (conscious/unconscious, I-function/tacit, metaphorical/metonymic)

Thinking About Education in Terms of the Brain

The Center of Science in Society

Trying to optimize educational/intellectual environments for all (including faculty)

Theorizing Interdisciplinarity

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