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At Brain Power, we have an amazing team of educators with a broad range of professional and academic experience. Our instructor credentials include Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D.’s in Education, English, History, Cognitive Science, Philosophy, Linguistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Creative Writing, Neuroscience, Bioengineering and more. Each instructor has a unique background and brings a different approach to engaging and educating our students. This bi-monthly blog is a way to share our insights, passions, and tips on making the most of your academic journey!

Gaining an Academic Advantage: The Power of Creative...

AUGUST 15TH, 2021

In his 2001 book, “Arts with the Brain in Mind”,  Eric Jensen — a former teacher and co-founder of the “Brain-Based Learning” program that develops lesson plans with the cognitive development of the brain in mind — writes, “The arts enhance the process of learning. The systems they nourish, which include our integrated sensory, attentional, cognitive, emotional, and motor capacities, are, in fact, the driving forces behind all other learning.” Plato, too, spoke to the importance of creativity in education,...