Category Archives: Neuroscience

The intersection of Neuroscience and teaching Japanese.

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

There is a revolution taking place in the way people learn – AND (if I’m successful) teach – Kanji!   The methods are faster, smarter, …. lazier   My goal is to merge mnemonics and context to use neuroscience and tadoku to push these kanji methods into the classroom   And to shine light on […]

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Neuroscience and teaching Japanese

In 2012 I went to a seminar taught by the director of CIE.ca (Canadian Institute of English), a PhD in Neuroscience. The course taught laguage teachers a couple dozen methods of teaching. These methods were based on neuroscience and how our brains learn. LONG STORY SHORT our brains learn when our bodies are active. So, sitting […]

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