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Applying Developmental Science to Impact Teaching and Learning

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Developing successful learners who are prepared for success in college or further study and for employment and citizenship in a global environment requires us to think outside the box—the cognitive box, that is.

Although traditional education is thought to exist in the cognitive domain, science tells us that children's academic progress cannot be separated from the emotional, social, and cognitive changes that occur simultaneously. The science of learning and child development is rarely used in classrooms, and research has demonstrated that we can maximize learning when educators apply developmental principles effectively.

Download this episode of the Whole Child Podcast to learn about key principles of developmental science that can affect the way teachers teach and the way students learn. You'll hear from

How can we prepare educators to apply developmental principles effectively to maximize student academic, social, and emotional development?

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Tracy Arrowsmith

November 4, 2010

Thank you for your focus on the Whole Child. What a wonderful podcast. I look forward to learning with you to help inform my own parenting and work in elementary education. Keep up the excellent work!

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November 6, 2010

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Andrea Jones

November 23, 2010

Thank you! This adds to my research interest on student engagement.  Look forward to learning more…....

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