What Learning Looks Like
KPBS is exploring What Learning Looks Like at the cellular level to help us understand how learning happens — or should happen — in our everyday lives.
Standardized testing has put an intense focus on reading and math in U.S. schools, causing enrollment in arts classes to plummet. So scientists are conducting their own tests — in the form of MRIs and EEGs — to make the case for bringing arts education back.
When young children do not follow demands, it is not because they are ignoring you or choosing to misbehave. It is because they lack something called "cognitive flexibility."
A San Diego State professor is teaching kids made-up words to better understand the vocabulary gap and help close it.