Entries by Eric Jensen

3 Powerful Tools for Brain-Powered Test-Prep

When it comes to testing, you might feel like your students experience some bizarre memory loss and forget all they have learned. Or, perhaps you question if they ever learned it in the first place? Either way, it can be frustrating for them and you. Supporting students’ brains to be at peak performance for an […]

Four Simple Steps to New Year’s Resolution Success

Is it just me, or does it seem like fewer people are setting New Year’s Resolutions these days? If so, you wouldn’t be surprised; the vast majority of them remain unachieved. Yes, there is always value in doing a life inventory and making a few course corrections. But this tradition needs an upgrade – and […]

Would You Rather be Trendy or Evidence-Based?

Your Classroom Might Be Slowing the Learning! Where do you look for guidance on ensuring your classroom is set up for optimal learning? Pinterest will show you some really pretty classrooms, but the scientific research will direct you to the BIG 3 – the three factors in your classroom that significantly impact student learning. Lean […]

How to Jumpstart Your School Year Differently

For many of you, the new school year will be starting soon. For others who are on a different school calendar, consider re-reading this information the next time you have a fresh start with a new group of students. There is A LOT to do to get ready for a new group of learners to […]

Are We Getting Closer to a Cure?

Are We Getting Closer to a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease? It is hopeful to think of the millions of people who will (one day) be able to still remember that dream vacation, their wedding day, and recognize the face of their children. But how close are we, really, to a cure? Are we really on […]