Category Archives: Move

Mita Brain Manifesto for Renewal

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With several prestigious awards from different countries, the name Mita has become synonymous with brain-powered tools for leading innovation with the whole brain in mind. Learner and leader ready materials are also illustrated on an  award-winning blog to support brain based efforts to learn as we lead and lead to… Read more »

Secondary and University with Brains in Mind

Read vision statements  that affirm  secondary and university renewal, and you’ll spot innovative learning opportunities for all. Observe classes in these same schools, though, and practical results appear far less impressive. Have you noticed that a school’s intent, and its classroom practices too often differ when it comes to renewed… Read more »

Your Brain on Music and Movement

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Does the thought of running, hiking or twisting to aerobics motivate you? People high in bodily kinesthetic intelligence tend to shake n’ rattle daily, yet there’s no need to slip into coach potato style if you’re less athletic. What musical ditty would get you up and going today? What if… Read more »

Retention Lost in Lectures

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Ever wonder why boredom strikes when people talk at you?  Wasting time at meetings or lectures? You’ll be interested in research from the National Training Laboratories in Bethel, Maine – and quoted in Geoff Petty’s Teaching Today shows that people retain far more when they when actively involved. Ask the… Read more »

Myths that Shape Secondary Schools (2)

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Rejuvenated secondary schools stoke life, zap brainpower, and replace mental myths with  brain facts that reboot learning success. Boring is not better – as some secondary schools seem to accept as inevitable, in certain classes. Secondary and higher education renewal, at least change for higher motivation and achievement though, takes… Read more »

Secondary Schools for Higher Achievement (1)

Post Katina secondary schools are springing up with many more choices for parents, and people vow they’ll never return to the central system of low achieving schools. The problem? Higher choice secondary school or university systems often fail to reach higher motivation and achievement. Each time the cry comes for… Read more »

Move Intelligence Up a Notch Today

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If you believe IQ is fixed, then it could well be so for you, because of the way belief fuels or limits mental plasticity and brainpower. Want more intelligence by the end of today though? Then simply act on one or more of your multiple intelligences, and expect your dendrite… Read more »

Move Innovation into Inventions

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The moment a problem is spotted – an invention awaits the creative mind. According to Robert Lee Holtz, Wall Street Journal Science Columnist, Researchers found that sudden insights or Eureka moments show unique neural activity in EEG sensors. Interesting, ahha moments of sudden insights are the culmination of an intense… Read more »

Move to Replace Broken Systems

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Somebody said it’s easier to move a graveyard, than to move people’s routines in some workplaces. Others suggest more money would fix workplace problems, yet research shows that performance related pay sometimes backfires. Have you seen genuine change that adds improvements or have you seen people long for new results… Read more »

Move Brainpower into Reconfigured Learning

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It’s no secret that secondary schools stunt teens’ talent, yet where is the stir for strategies to boost brainpower they bring to class daily? Sit through a university lecture, and you’ll agree that brainpower remains untapped, even for faculty. Learners hold amazing segues into mental reserves, yet educational organizations look… Read more »