Valuable Resources/Websites

July 19th, 2008

Neuroscience for Kids

Dr. Eric H. Chudler provides a free newsletter is chock full of activities, quizzes, brain icons, brain facts and figures, quotes, jokes, riddles, cartoons, free stuff (like posters) and research announcements.

Articles, brain teasers, research and Scientific Learning e-newsletter.


Fun Brain

Activities for kids including comics, games, arcade games and academics to explore, create and compete.


New Horizons for Learning

Numerous articles on neurosciences, newsletters and education generally.


Graphic Organizer Templates: 100s for Downloading:

The following 3 sources are a mother load of charts such as KWL, brainstorming, story map, 5Ws, venn diagrams and hundreds more:


Teaching the Adolescent Brain

A 2006 series for trainers by ASCD. It consists of the Facilitators’ Guide and four videotapes. This professional set has all the tools (exercises, transparencies, articles) a trainer needs to conduct workshops on working with the adolescent brain in schools.


The Dana Foundation

Offers an extraordinary range of resources about the brain including free publications and newsletters, including Brain in the News and Brainworks.There are book reviews, links to latest news and sites, as well as long printable articles. It features a section on arts education and another on immunology. It provides a schedule of webcasts, podcasts, radio and television programs.


Scientific American MIND

An excellent quarterly with well-written articles and exciting findings. The August/September issue focuses on the teen brain,and one on our natural highs, in addition other topics. Highly recommended.


Brain Fitness News and Postit Science

Variety of articles and reports of research. Managed by Postit Science, the same people that do the Brain Connection. Some commercial products to energize adult brains.

Helping students make decisions about college: was created in 2009 by Aileen Stillman to help potential students, in particular other women, explore the Bachelor of Science degree. The purpose of Bachelors of Science is to provide a simple one page resource where future students can peruse a list of schools as well as basic degree information and logistics so that they find enrolling in a BS program more accessible.

Web Sites about Brain-Based Learning





Web Sites about Simulation, Games, Puzzles, and Quizzes




Games and activities:


Web Sites about Reading and Literacy

Disability issues:

Encouraging children: www.children’ – .

Lesson plans and kids’ blog:

Children and young adults:

Book reviews:

Web Sites about Arts Education


Web Sites about Math and Science

Graphic organizers: