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Learnus Videos Reviewed - hgunn.uk
These are reviewed videos that are of educational interest. There pdf notes available with some of them.
Sue Gathercole who is in the Cambridge Institute of the brain in this Learnus lecture refers to the latest research on cognition and working memory. The Institute specialise on researching children's who have learning difficulties. The Institute is sponsored by the the health service.
In her excellent lecture Sue Garthercole refers the fact that these is no evidence that working memory capacity can be changed and that there is no magic bullet solution to resolving difficulties that 33% of children have retarded learning potential.
Ducan Astle is also at Cambridge University of the Brain. The title of his lecture is "Supporting Struggling Learners Beyond the Label". He refers to neuro-myths and the concept of the regression of the mean. He refers to research into children with learning difficulties. He makes the important point that children with diagnosed problems like dyslexia do not fit precisely into specific diagnostic categories.