Activites and articles and explorations related to Chapter 5 to stimulate thinking!


Attention Study on Children from the University of Oregon

http://www.livescience.com/common/media/video/player.php?videoRef=attentiontraining


Have you seen this animated version of Sir Kenneth Robinson's TEDTALK on creativity?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U&feature=email

This is a great video!!!

  • Could you create a concept map of just one branch of the map we created and link the ideas to the BTT Model?
  • Inspiration can be downloaded for free for a 30 day trial. Our overview map is on a separate page...see the index on the right?
  • Have you had the chance to read some additional articles?


How Arts Training Improves Attention and Cognition

By Michael I. Posner, Ph.D. and Brenda Patoine

September 14, 2009
http://www.dana.org/news/cerebrum/detail.aspx?id=23206
Great article on the importance of training the executive attention function and how music may benefit it.




How about?
http://www.brainmetrix.com/ or http://www.lumosity.com/ to practice attention, shift in focus, alertness, etc.

Posner - Educating the Human Brain-Attention Networks & Learning








For additional articles, please see the citations below:
Wilmes, B., Harrington, L., Kohler-Evans, P., & Sumpter, D.. (2008). Coming to our senses: Incorporating brain research finding into classroom instruction. Education, 128(4), 659-666. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Research Library. (Document ID: 1501399841).


Bill Roper, & David Davis. (2000). Howard gardner: Knowledge, learning and development in drama and arts education. Research in Drama Education, 5(2), 217-233. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Research Library. (Document ID: 60623133)


Sonuga-Barke, E., Bitsakou, P., & Thompson, M.. (2010). Beyond the dual pathway model:Evidence for dissociation of timeing, inhibitory, and delay-related impairments in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(4), 345. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Research Library. (Document ID: 2013781411).