Brain Structure
Psychology
How they learn
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What is the main structure in the brain that is responsible for decision making?

Prefrontal cortex/Frontal Lobe

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What type of intelligence do teens and young adults show more of than older adults? Fluid or Crystallized intelligence?

Fluid Intelligence

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What is one of the very important ways to get 6th-9th graders to learn (or anyone for that matter)?

Being ENGAGED!

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True or False:

When students comply with what you are asking, that means they are engaged.

FALSE

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What connects the brain's right and left hemisphere?

Corpus Callosum

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According to Eric Ericksen, there are "issues" that all age groups face. What were the two issues for 6 year olds, to puberty age children?

Competence vs. Inferiority

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What are some ways you could engage a 6th-9th grader?

Active lessons that involve movement, provide choice, reflection

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Why might teens show poor judgement?

Immature frontal lobe

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Name 2 structures of the brain that are in the Limbic System.

Amygdala, Hypothalamus

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According to Eric Ericksen, there are "issues" that all age groups face. What were the two issues for adolescent children aged 14 to 20?

Identity vs. Role Confusion

300

Why might reflection be a good tool to use in a 6th-9th grade classroom?

Solidfy the topics that have been covered and learned

300

What is the second greatest development period of the brain? (Age range)

10 to 14 years old

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What is myelination? Does it increase or decrease in adolescence?

Insulating layer, or sheath that forms around nerves

It increases


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What is fluid intelligence?

Problem solve independent of your personal experience and education
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When teaching a lesson to 8th graders about decimals and percentages, one of your students says "Why do we need to know this?" in a curious fashion. What do you do next?

Show them WHY you need it. Use a real life example that might involve money or interest etc.

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What does ACES stand for and how might it effect learning?

Adverse childhood experiences.

The more ACE's a student might have, the more likely they will develop a behavioral or learning disability.

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What system does the hypothalamus regulate?

Endocrine System

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What is crystallized intelligence?

Knowledge based on facts solidified by past experiences and prior learning

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What do brain intervals promote?

Brain intervals promote novelty, movement, and provide oxygenated blood flow to the brain.


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Why is it easier to learn a second language in the younger, elementary years?

The corpus callosum solidifies connections between hemispheres at puberty

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