Learning from Mistakes Only Works After Age 12

(Image: Courtesy of Leiden University)

(Image: Courtesy of Leiden University)


Thought I would pass along this article from Science Daily based on the research of learning styles of children.  This could prove helpful when developing behavior management systems in your classroom.

The picture to the left shows the areas of the brain involved in cognitive control following positive feedback in children aged 8 to 9.

Theresa McGee

Hello! My name is Theresa McGee and I am a National Board Certified Art Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator teaching in Hinsdale, Illinois. My curriculum is structured around creative thinking and technology integration into the learning process. I have authored eighteen articles for the Tech4ArtEd Column in SchoolArts Magazine and several iTunes U courses for professional development. I've presented at the state and national levels including several online webinars for art educators. In 2010, I was awarded Illinois Elementary Art Educator of the Year and in 2011 I was awarded the national PBS Teacher Innovator award. I love to share ideas that contribute to the art education profession!

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