Texas educators learn to use brain-based teaching methods

08/31/2010 | San Antonio Express-News

Some Texas educators are adopting a brain-based teaching method that encourages learning by keeping students engaged mentally, emotionally or physically. In the Harlandale Independent School District, about 200 teachers learned about such techniques during a summer workshop, where they participated in a scavenger hunt. One example of brain-based teaching is taking students outside for a math exercise, rather than relying on calculators.

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