A biological brain in a cultural classroom: enhancing cognitive and social development through collaborative classroom management

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Corwin Press, Feb 6, 2003 - Medical - 179 pages
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Updated Edition of Best Seller!Expanding on his immensely popular first edition, Sylwester presents an updated, revised, and expanded second edition on the latest biological research.

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Contents

The Cultural Foundations of Classroom
1
The Biological Foundations of Classroom
14
The Marvelous Interdependent Bodybrain
32
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Robert Sylwester is an Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Oregon who focuses on the educational implications of new developments in science and technology. He has written 20 books and curricular programs and 200+ journal articles. His most recent books are The Adolescent Brain: Reaching for Autonomy (2007, Corwin Press) and How to Explain a Brain: An Educator’s Handbook of Brain Terms and Cognitive Processes (2005, Corwin Press). He received two Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Education Press Association of America for his syntheses of cognitive science research, published in Educational Leadership. He has made 1600+ conference and staff development presentations on educationally significant developments in brain/stress theory and research. Sylwester wrote a monthly column for the Internet journal, Brain Connection, throughout its 2000-2009 existence, and is now a regular contributor to the Information Age Education Newsletter (http://i-a-e.org/).

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