It isn’t easy to marry neuroscience with educational practice, but St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac is trying to figure out how.
Feb. 13, 2013 Anna Krotky-Koeppe, 4, right, builds with straws in a pre-K class at St. Andrew's Episcopal School. On the left are 5-year-olds Connor Gawronski and Willie Brooke. The straws teach fine motor skills, teamwork and expressive language skills. Educators at the school are using brain research to inform teaching and learning. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo