Judy Willis is an authority on brain research regarding learning and the brain. With the unique background as both a neurologist and classroom teacher, she writes extensively for professional educational journals and has written six books about applying the mind, brain, and education research to classroom teaching strategies, including an ASCD top seller, Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning.
Here she talks about the science of boredom, how to get students' attention, and the most important lessons for 21st-century learning.
-- found on Edutopia
Also she discusses the Video Game Model as a Learning Tool - We are not big fans of video games in general but this is interesting..