Capacity Building Projects
The resources on this page link to outside websites.
Article from CAST
"In the past decade, there have been unprecedented ways to examine the living brain and to better understand what happens during learning..."
Current Research Article
"Developmental dyslexia and how it relates to brain function are complicated topics that researchers have been studying since dyslexia was first described over a hundred years ago..."
Blog: Brain-based teaching, technology, integration, & classroom resources
"Discover new ways to improve student learning through brain-based teaching strategies, and incorporating technology into the classroom..."
Effective Effort Rubric
This resource from MindSetWorks-Brainology, can help assess the learning process and the effective effort that a learner applies.
To learn about the specific research evidence related to each Checkpoint, head to a specific checkpoint and click on the research link on the sidebar.
Research Article from the American Psychological Association
"The brain begins to mature even before birth. Although it continues to mature throughout most of life, the brain does not mature at the same rate in each individual..."
Website dedicated to research and mindset
"After studying the behavior of thousands of children, Dr. Dweck coined the terms fixed mindset and growth mindset to describe the underlying beliefs people have about learning and intelligence..."
"The Universal Design for Learning Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) supports the scaled implementation and research related to Universal Design for Learning..."
Research Article by Jo Boaler
"Recent scientific evidence demonstrates both the incredible potential of the brain to grow and change and the powerful impact of growth mindset messages upon students’ attainment..."
Web Article from Edutopia
"Neuroscientists and psychologists have made significant gains in understanding the brain's executive functioning over the past several decades..."