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Links for parents, teachers & educators

For parents/teachers/learning support

CNE dyslexia research Educational implications and suggestions
British Dyslexia Association

A part-charitable organisation providing news, information and activities for parents, teachers and adults with dyslexia

Dyslexia Action A national charity providing advice and services for parents and adult dyslexics
SpLD Resources Booklet [FREE] An useful (free-to-download) booklet with information and advice for parents, carers, and professionals working with and caring for young people and adults with specific learning difficulties. Provided through PATOSS, the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties,


For researchers/educators

Brain, Neurosciences and Education

Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Centre on the Developing Child, Harvard University The site provides useful information on the science of early child development
Centre for Educational Neuroscience, Institute of Education, UCL Based at Birkbeck, London, the Centre focuses University-led research within the areas of neuroscience, child development, psychology, and education research (and its applications to education practise) in order to establish a dialogue between researchers and educationalists, from where the outcomes can translate from research into practise in order to improve education and well-being.
Evidence Based Teachers Network (EBTN) A network for those in the teaching profession interested in using evidence based methods either in their classroom or as a strategy for improving learning
Foresight Project: Mental Capital and Wellbeing
The UK government's publication on making the most of ourselves in the 21st century. Within the publication is a specific article on Neuroscience in Education by Usha Goswami
Learning Sciences and Brain Research The OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation
Mind, Brain and Education The International Mind, Brain, and Education Society facilitates cross-cultural collaboration in a number of research areas including education and the cognitive and social sciences
NeuroEducational Research Network (NEnet) Run from the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, this group is for scientists, educational researchers and educators interested in the interface of neuroscience and education
The Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE) Center Based at the University of Washington, the LIFE Center seeks to develop and test principles about the social foundations of human learning in informal and formal environments with the goal of enhancing human learning from infancy to adulthood
The Science of Learning A collection of links to university research groups, hosted by US-based Best Online Universities on neuroscience, psychology and education


Fun games & information

Neuroscience for Kids Lots of cool activities from the University of Washington
Teach the Brain News, views and ideas from across the globe
Your brain Learn about the brain with the Science Museum
Brain Facts An authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public. A public information initiative founded and supported by the Gatsby Foundation, the Kavli Foundation and Society for Neuroscience