Brief Description of the Site:
Brain Connection is a comprehensive Web site that provides useful information about the brain and learning. The site is well organized and provides numerous sections such as "Education Connection," "Brain Teasers,""Library," and "Professional Development." The site also provides a set of useful animations, an outstanding graphics gallery, robust learning resources, and an interesting set of brain facts.
How to use the site:
Use this site to provide background on the brain and learning. Life science or psychology teachers can use this site as background for lectures or lessons concerning the brain. Teachers can develop lessons around the well-done resources found in the "Animations" and "Image Gallery" portion of the site. Reading or Resource teachers will find the timely articles about the brain in the "Education Connection" section of the site to be interesting reading. Finally, the "Library" provides background readings on a variety of useful topics in education, including ADD/ADHD, assessment and intelligence, and thinking and problem solving.