Practical strategies to engage students
See how other teachers are using the findings from cognitive psychology and neuroscience to fine tune their teaching practice, engage their students, and influence academic outcomes.
With tangible takeaways and immediately applicable information, Grey Matters is a relevant and timely professional development resource.
- How an emotionally a safe learning environment primes the brain for learning
- Why letting your students know you care, matters
- How stress impacts learning
- The brain is always looking for patterns.
- Why it's important for students connect what they already know - to what they are learning
- Why infusing fun into your teaching practice increases retention
You’ll meet high school senior Bri Parker who’s failed more than she’s succeeded; Avery, a 4th grader in Mr. Holbrook’s class, who “loves the way he teaches," and teachers, Vicky Krug, Jeremy Mettler, and Justin Holbrook. Justin was recently named "Teacher of the Year, for Baltimore City and County.
Grey Matters presents practical strategies, based on research from the brain sciences and cognitive psychology, that can be put into immediate practice. The Brain Targeted Teaching Model is designed for teachers, by a former teacher, Dr. Mariale Hardiman. No special funding or technology required!
Its message of hope and clarity, alongside interested and engaged students, offer a different picture of teaching, learning, and education.
Grey Matters: Teaching The Way The Brain Learns, is part of Professional Development programs for schools across North America, including, Vermont, Ohio, Maryland, Alberta (Canada), and New York. It is also part of the teaching curriculum at various universities and colleges.
To purchase the film, select your organization type. You will receive:
1 Discussion guide, featuring additional resources for further inquiry.
Purchase orders are accepted (W9 available); if you're ordering more than 5 copies, please email to discuss pricing and shipping options: info @ changethelensproductions dot com.
Colleges & Universities
The College & University Screening Kit for allows you to show the film in the
classroom, host a screening at a single location of your institution, and include the DVD in your library's collection. This license is site-specific; if you'd like to show the film at other locations, please select the "Extra site license."
Discussion and Resource Guide
Public Performance License
Associations, Unions, Non-Profits
Use this film to lead a discussion on what's working in public education.
The Grey Matters Screening Kit for Associations, Unions, and Non-Profit organizations includes everything you need to share the film with education influencers, lead a discussion about changing education, and resources to learn more.
- Discussion guide
- E-promotional materials
- Institutional and public performance license
This license is valid for screenings at a single location. If you'd like to screen the film at a different location, please add the "Extra Site License" option to your basket.
K-12 Schools, Individual Purchases
The Grey Matters Screening Kit for K-12 schools includes everything you need to use the film for professional development.
- DVD of the film
- Discussion and resources guide
- E-promotional materials to publicize your screening, if you're inviting additional guests
- Academic and public performance license
This license is site specific. If you have multiple school locations where you would like to screen the film, please add Extra Site License to your basket.