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Motivation and change, values and passion: Making the connections

[cross-posted at LeaderTalk] I will be returning to the classroom at the end of August after a year as a special education consultant and professional development facilitator. I decided to return for a variety of reasons, the most important being that I miss the energy I pick up from daily contact with students and the Motivation and change, values and passion: Making the connections

creating a whole brain model for education reform

Image: Brain Dissolving Detail by flora.cyclam made available by a creative commons license on flickr. The Information Age we all prepared for is ending. Rising in its place is what I call the Conceptual Age, an era in which mastery of abilities that we’ve often overlooked and undervalued marks the fault line between who gets creating a whole brain model for education reform

mind bendingā€¦for real ;)

I just discovered this new (to me, at least) blog On the Brain by Dr. Merzenich, a leader in neuroplasticity from UCSF. I’m excited about this little discovery because brain plasticity – the ability my, your brain has to reorganize itself – supports my belief that I can find ways to help people learn, that mind bendingā€¦for real ;)