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Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar DisorderMegan BrooksOctober 20, 2017In a randomized controlled trial, a computer-based cognitive training program improved cognitive function in patients with bipolar disorder, with results lasting beyond the training period."Poor cognition is strongly associated with disability and poor quality of life in patients with bipolar disorder," lead investigator Kathryn Eve Lewandowski, PhD, director of clinical programming, Schizophrenia and Bipolar…See More
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Deep sleep critical for visual learning Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-04 06:31:51|Editor: LiuCHICAGO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- A study of the University of Michigan (UM) has found that visual learning can be cemented in the brain during the deepest part of sleep, called slow-wave sleep.When we see something, our retinas transmit that image to the thalamus in the brain, where neurons send very basic visual information to the visual…See More
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State overhauls arts education standardsBy Whitney Bashaw Staff Writer Sep 27, 2017 Updated 10 hrs ago  …See More
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Teresa Martin: Definition of literacy expands in digital world

OK, so it probably doesn’t rank up there with Christmas or Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July. Or probably even Groundhog Day, for that matter. But a few days ago we celebrated International Literacy Day, a global event focused on the power of reading, writing and communication.This year’s theme took on “Literacy in a Digital World.” And yes, that means reading. And writing. And all that “school stuff” that makes it possible for us to function in the larger world — not just the button-pushing…See More
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Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond24 AUG 2017 A one-size-fits-all approach to instruction does not work in today’s classrooms. Students learn in different ways and what works for some students does not work for others. It’s the same with technology.  There are countless instructional gadgets, apps, and online…See More
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Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity EnsuesARTSY EDITORIALBY ALEXXA GOTTHARDTJUL 24TH, 2017 7:20 PMIf you have voyeuristic tendencies—find yourself eavesdropping on conversations between strangers, for instance, or cocking your head to catch a glimpse of someone’s iPhone activities—the Met’s newest exhibition, “Talking Pictures,” is for you.Walk into a side gallery on the museum’s second floor and you’ll become privy to intimate…See More
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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

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Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder

Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder

Megan Brooks

October 20, 2017

In a randomized controlled trial, a computer-based cognitive training…

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Deep sleep critical for visual learning

Deep sleep critical for visual learning 

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State overhauls arts education standards

State overhauls arts education standards

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Teresa Martin: Definition of literacy expands in digital world

OK, so it probably doesn’t rank up there with Christmas or Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July. Or probably even Groundhog Day, for that matter. But a few days ago we celebrated International Literacy Day, a global event focused on the power of reading, writing and communication.

This year’s theme took on “Literacy in a Digital World.” And yes, that means reading. And writing. And all that “school stuff” that makes it possible for us to function in the larger world — not just the…

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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