Getting lost in a book: the science of reading comprehension


Have you ever shivered with fright on a dark and stormy night? Ever wondered how the books we read come to life in our minds? Discover how reading involves not only comprehension and processing of information…reading also activates our 5 senses and emotions by triggering the visualization and imagination centres of our brains. How does the magic happen? Find out here!

Brain Dictionary

New Brain Atlas reveals…

…the physical and cognitive structures that create connection between categories, concepts, vocabulary and memory. The atlas demonstrates how the brain performs some of its most important tasks such as receiving and storing language and creating connections based on context. Using advanced brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain.

Read the article here and check out the remarkable 3-minute video here.


Welcome to my Learning Journal!

I am so proud to be part of the Learning Services Team at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. Our team of teachers are among the most dedicated and creative educators in the world. Their depth of knowledge and innovation never fail to inspire and challenge me. Every year is a fresh start, a new adventure, and an opportunity to continue my personal and professional learning journey along side our remarkable students in the Lower School. I hope you will find the resources in my Learning Journal to be enriching and reassuring.

Please accept my invitation to activate your curiosity and start exploring my Learning Journal today!