Brain-Based Learning: The New Paradigm of Teaching

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SAGE Publications, Jun 12, 2008 - Education - 266 pages
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Borrowing research from the disciplines of neuroscience, biology, and psychology, brain expert Eric Jensen offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the relationship between learning and the brain, helping educators increase student motivation and ahcievement. The author shares empirical data and provides in-depth information about the impact of physiological effects, sensory stimuli, and emotions on learning. Updated and streamlined, this second edition offers: a set of brain-based principles for informed decision making; low-cost teaching strategies that teachers can implement immediately; rader-friendly language accessible for both novice and veteran educators; and easy-to-follow chapter outlines and helpful text boxes to emphasize key points.

Written for teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators, this comprehensive text demonstrates how brain-compatible learning environments can work to optimize learning in the classroom, reduce discipline problems, overcome learning difficulties; and increase graduation rates.

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User Review  - Brendygirl - Goodreads

Some of it is common sense, like how plants help you learn, or that just because you don't learn visually doesn't mean you are not smart, or that plants help a learning environment. Not easy to read straight through. More of a reference book, I think. Read full review

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Eric Jensen is a former teacher and current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university level and is currently completing his PhD in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, the nation’s first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with over 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 21 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, Jensen has made over 45 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with countless neuroscientists. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers for 25 years worldwide in this field. He is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, lasting difference in the way we learn.

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