Episode 3: How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 2

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian University.  If you want to better understand the reasons behind student behavior and motivation while learning how to start training student’s brains to focus this episode is for you.

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian University.  If you want to better understand the reasons behind student behavior and motivation while learning how to start training student’s brains to focus this episode is for you.

Reach out to Dr. Desautels on Twitter @Desautels_Phd

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • What a Brain Break is and why you should use them
  • How to validate emotional responses with students
  • How our role as educators has changed in the 21st century

Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Episode 3 Worksheet (complete for PGP points)

Certificate of Completion (download for administrator to sign)

Dr. Desautels articles on Edutopia (examples of brain brakes included)

Ashley’s Amygdala

Unwritten, The Story of a Living System: A Pathway to Enlivening and Transforming Education

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