PK-2
3-5
6-9
10-12
100

An electroencephalography (EEG) showed that children who were offered piano lessons had lower responses to higher and lower pitches when compared to children who had not taken piano lessons. 

100

Students in this stage have a growing moral sense and interest in fairness.

True.


Yardsticks, by Chip Wood, Responsive Classroom, Inc., 2020, p. 87.

100

The prefrontal cortex is fully developed in adolecents.

False.


The prefrontal cortex is not fully developed until our 20s.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Fa8U6BkhNo&t=6s&ab_channel=khanacademymedicine


100

Relationships are not important in this stage of development.

False.


Relationships are very important at this stage.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_lqi7KYKTA&t=109s&ab_channel=Edutopia

200

We should use the term "brain interval" instead of brain break with students.

True.


Carols Notes from Oct. 8, 2019 Lori Desaultls at SAI

200

By age 10, most students in this stage are able memorize poetry, songs, times tables, geography, and mathematical steps and formulas.   

True.


Yardsticks, by Chip Wood, Responsive Classroom, Inc., 2020, p. 116.

200

At this stage in development, students struggle between the need to stand out and the need to belong.

200

Giving students in this stage choice in the work they do fosters engagement in the classroom.

300

Friendships are very important to 6 year olds.

True.


Yardsticks, by Chip Wood, Responsive Classroom, Inc., 2020, p. 67.



300

The use of a metronome can help calm and regulate students. 

True.


Carols Notes from Oct. 8, 2019 Lori Desaultls at SAI

300

When it comes to teaching skills or judgement, a teacher should focus solely on teaching skills over judgement.

False.


Have learners practice judgment, not just skill. Transfer is about judging which skill and knowledge to use when. Transfer is thus not about plugging in a “skill” but “judgment” - smart strategy - in the use of a repertoire of skills.


https://www.authenticeducation.org/ae_bigideas/article.lasso?artid=60

400

A study in Beijing suggested that offering music lessons was possibly more beneficial than offering children extra reading lessons. 

400

The body releases "negative" chemicals every 60 seconds.

False.

... every 90 seconds.


Carols Notes from Oct. 8, 2019 Lori Desaultls at SAI

400

According to Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development, those in the adolescent stage experience issues with intimacy vs. isolation. 

False.


Adolescence: identity vs. role confusion

Young Adulthood: intimacy vs. isolation.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzyXGUCngoU&t=1s&ab_channel=CrashCourse

400

Emotions are not critical to the learning process.

False.

Emotions ARE critical to the learning process.


http://revelationsineducation.com/20-principles-of-educational-neuroscience/

500

At age 5, students are able to easily copy words written on a white board. 

False.


At age 5, visual focus is on objects close at hand; still have difficulty copying from the board.

Yardsticks, by Chip Wood, Center for Responsive Classroom, Inc., 2020, p. 47. 



500

For a child in stress, their emotional age is half their physical age.

True.


Carols Notes from Oct. 8, 2019 Lori Desaultls at SAI

500

The three purposes of the brain are:

1. Survival

2. Emotions

3. Cognition 

True.


Carols Notes from Oct. 8, 2019 Lori Desaultls at SAI

500

Adversity and trauma live in the nervous system and not in the event itself.

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