Are teachers taught how learning happens anatomically?
Throughout my teaching career, I had no idea how learning happens at a neural level, and I do wonder if this is something that should be a compulsory part of all teacher training programmes.
At a classroom level, I had an inkling of how learning happens and how memory is shaped. As a teacher, one learns through experience - how learning happens using a range of practical strategies - but from a science perspective, this knowledge was lacking.
The art and science of teaching
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