Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Make It Stick: What I’m Learning About Learning this Summer

By | July 19th, 2016|Academics|

The first new book I read this summer was Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, by a novelist (Peter C. Brown) and two cognitive scientists (Henry L. Roediger, III and Mark A. McDaniel).  The authors focus on integrating current cognitive neuroscience—how the brain stores and retrieves information—with practical learning in the classroom and [...]

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A Visit to Noah’s Ark

By | July 13th, 2016|Events, Mrs. D's Musings|

Lance and Penney Davis, co-founders of Living Science, were invited to attend the ribbon cutting of the newly built, full-sized replica of Noah's Ark in Williamstown, Kentucky, and spent three days enjoying the remarkable exhibits. Take a video tour of the Ark Encounter with the Davises. An Enduring Relationship The Davises strongly believe in the [...]

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