The neuroeducation Mag

Screen time management
Screen time management: how to limit overexposure among young people?

In our modern Western society, it's impossible to do without screens. Every day, we're exposed to them via our computers, phones, games consoles and tablets. While it's difficult to stay away from them, it's perfectly possible to manage our consumption, and especially that of our children. But what can we do to limit overexposure to screens, and why is it useful to limit the time our youngest spend on games and/or social networks? Babaoo Mag has the answers! ⬇️

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  • Learn how to to something in 4 steps
    Learning to do something new in 4 steps

    We learn throughout our lives, but childhood is a crucial time when our little ones learn a huge amount, day after day, often without even realising it. But really... How do you learn to do something new? Here's how, in 4 easy steps. 😉

  • Alternative teaching methods
    Alternative teaching methods: another way to learn

    Alternative pedagogies encompass all educational approaches that differ from traditional methods, respecting students' individual rhythms and interests. You're probably familiar with Montessori, Freinet or Decroly pedagogies (to name but a few). Would you like to find out more? Babaoo has the answer! ⬇️

  • Olympic Games and Executive Functions
    Olympic Games: if Executive Functions were a sport

    Mens sana in corpore sano”, as the Romans said 2,000 years ago: “A healthy mind in a healthy body”. Despite popular belief, the brain is not a muscle, but its development requires training that is sometimes worthy of a sport! To coincide with the Paris Olympics, Babaoo has created a little game - a sort of Chinese portrait - to help you discover which sports the Executive Functions might correspond to.

  • Learn how to learn with Grégoire Borst - podcast
    Know your Brain to learn how to learn with Grégoire Borst

    Understanding the fundamental mechanisms underlying learning is what Babaoo is all about. Understanding the Executive Functions is the first step towards developing and learning our cognitive processes, which are essential for both academic and personal learning. But how are the Executive Functions developed and why are they the basis of all our knowledge? Grégoire Borst and the Babaoo Mag take a closer look! ⬇️

  • The benefits of meditation for children
    The benefits of meditation for children

    Meditation is often seen as an inner journey reserved for adults. In reality, this activity is accessible to everyone, even the very youngest. Together, let's discover how this practice can enrich their daily lives to grow up in harmony with themselves - and the world around them! 🌟

  • dyspraxia
    Dyspraxia in children: understanding for better support

    Dyspraxia is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects motor coordination. Imagine your brain as an orchestra conductor, coordinating different instruments to create a beautiful symphony. In the case of dyspraxia, this conductor has difficulty synchronizing movements. It's not a question of willpower, but rather a discrepancy in the way the Brain processes and executes motor information.

  • explicit teaching
    Focus on explicit teaching

    Explicit teaching: a concept that may seem abstract, but hides a powerful and accessible educational approach. Whether you're a teacher, a parent or simply curious, this article will help you discover this method step by step. Follow the guide!

  • Montessori education
    Montessori education: a path to autonomy and fulfillment

    In the galaxy of pedagogies, the Montessori approach stands out for its profound conviction that each individual has the potential to develop in a unique and individual way. This approach to learning, developed by Italian physician Maria Montessori, is based on careful observation of children, curiosity and exploration. It aims to lead them towards autonomy, develop their self-confidence and nurture their natural curiosity throughout their lives. How does it work? Babaoo takes a look at the pillars of Montessori pedagogy in this article!

  • freinet pedagogy
    Freinet pedagogy: what is it?

    Freinet pedagogy... you may have heard this term in discussions on education, or you may know a family who has chosen this type of school... But what exactly is it? Babaoo explains!

  • AI and education
    AI and education: how to use it in class?

    Revolutionary, outdated or a source of debate? Previously confined to research laboratories and science-fiction stories, AI has quietly woven its way into our daily lives, to the point of becoming a common topic of conversation. But what is its impact on the world of education? Babaoo brings you up to date. ⬇️

  • The benefits of boredom for the brain
    The benefits of boredom for the brain

    Ah, boredom... That little intruder in our lives and those of our children, that troublemaker of quiet afternoons. But, dear parents, what if we told you that this dreaded state of affairs is actually a treasure trove for our little ones' development? Far from being an enemy, boredom could well be an ally of their creativity and learning. But why? And how? Babaoo explains. ⬇️

  • Neuroatypia
    Neuroatypia in children: understanding for support

    A unique brain... What does this really mean, in a world where each of us perceives, thinks and feels differently? To celebrate this wealth of mental diversity, the concept of neuroatypia has emerged, used by specialists to describe those neurological singularities that make us different beings. Let's dive into an exploration of what this idea really covers. 🌱

  • Taking care of your brain with Babaoo
    Brain Week: taking care of your brain with Babaoo

    March 11 to 17 was Brain Week, and at Babaoo, we know all about brains! Babaoo was designed to help children understand how their Brain works, so they can make better use of it. 🧠 We know today: knowing how your Brain works is just as important as knowing how to read or write. Taking care of it means helping children to grow, succeed and flourish!

  • International Day of Conscience
    International Day of Conscience : becoming an adult aware of others

    At Babaoo, we're convinced that a sound knowledge of the Brain is essential to making our children enlightened adults who are aware of the world around them. Inhibition, Attention, Working Memory, Flexibility and Planning develop as children grow. But how and in what way are these Executive Functions involved in this awareness? Babaoo Mag explains! ⬇️

  • How can I help my child with his homework
    How can I help my child with his homework?

    Granted, homework can sometimes seem like an obstacle course. How about turning it into a fun and rewarding exploration? Babaoo shares its tips on how to help your child with homework, and embark on an adventure where it becomes an opportunity to share, learn and grow together. 🌈

  • Children's sleep linked to brain development
    Children’s sleep linked to brain development

    Why children's sleep is important? How can we ensure they get the restful sleep they need? Let's dive together into the mysteries of sleep and its indispensable role for young, growing minds. 😴

  • Inhibitory and impulsivity management in Babaoo
    Inhibitory and impulsivity management in Babaoo

    "Stop... I think, then I act!." Inhibitory is that fascinating ability to stop in the middle of an action to take time to think about what comes next. This Executive Function plays a role in our children's development. So what's the magic recipe to help them develop this precious ability to better manage their impulsivity? What if a video game specially designed for the very young, which transforms this learning process into a captivating adventure, were the key? Babaoo Mag has the answers! ⬇️

  • the power of no yet carol dweck
    Carole Dweck: The power of Yet

    In a society where children's success is often measured by the numbers on a report card, Carole Dweck invites us to rethink our approach to learning and development. "The Power of Yet" opens the door to a refreshing perspective on caring, resilient and forward-looking education. 🌺

  • brain week 2024
    Brain Week 2024: embark on an educational adventure with Babaoo

    Every year, an event captures the attention of the curious, science enthusiasts, and all those who are interested from near or far in the workings of our brains: Brain Week. For its 26th edition, taking place from March 11 to 17, 2024, events will be held in every corner of the globe. Babaoo will be taking part in this exceptional event: we can't wait to share with you, in this article, a glimpse of what's in store! ⬇️

  • Picture: What is inhibitory control ?
    Executive functions: what is Inhibitory Control?

    Our children have super powers! Whatever their age, they learn again and again, even without realizing it. At the heart of this learning are the executive functions, the brain's true pilots, which orchestrate our thoughts, actions and emotions with remarkable precision. Among them, inhibitory control stands out as the champion of self-control and perseverance. But what is inhibitory control? Babaoo Mag explains! ⬇️

  • Brainfood: how to feed children's brains?
    Brainfood: how to feed children’s brains?

    In our never-ending quest to offer our children the very best, today we turn our attention to the notion of "brainfood". This concept underlines the importance of food in a child's cognitive and physical development. But what are brainfoods? How can we incorporate them into our children's daily diet? Babaoo explains. ⬇️

  • Stanislas Dehaene's Four Pillars Of Learning
    Stanislas Dehaene’s four pillars of learning

    Ah, learning for our children! As the saying goes, "good things come to those who wait". Learning is an adventure, and to best accompany our children on this quest, it's essential to understand its basics. 🧠

  • les bienfaits de l'apprentissage par les jeux vidéo
    The benefits of learning through video games

    Learning, the quest for knowledge and skills, accompanies us throughout our lives. From early childhood to adulthood, we continue to learn, even outside the classroom! And among the most effective ways of learning, games - and video games in particular - occupy a special place! As we grow up, we equate games with entertainment, yet they have unsuspected educational potential. Babaoo Mag takes a closer look! ⬇️

  • Learning and video games
    Learning and video games: make or break?

    Video games? They make you dumb! 😈 It's a refrain some people like to proclaim loud and clear. And yet, for several years now, the video game industry has been changing. More than just entertainment, they now play a part in our children's education. Whether they are interactive games, specialized in certain disciplines or develop "learning to learn", video games continue to be the subject of debate. But Is it really possible to learn while having fun behind a screen? Babaoo Mag takes stock for you! 💡