Michaela Labriole has a B.S. in cognitive neuroscience from Brown University, and an M.S. in environmental science from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She is a science instructor in the professional development department at the New York Hall of Science. She received a 2010 SIGOL Online Learning Highly Commended Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for her work on the Dana Brain Science Educator Series hosted by the New York Hall of Science.
Promoting Brain-Science Literacy in the K-12 Classroom
There are many simple ways to incorporate neuroscience into the K-12 classroom, even when the subject is not explicitly part of the curriculum. Here, Michaela Labriole, a science instructor at the New York Hall of Science, provides tangible examples of how teachers can encourage brain-science literacy in students at a time when growing knowledge of the brain is shaping our understanding of how to best foster learning. A complementary article to "The Brain in Science Education: What Should Everyone Learn?"