Brain-Based Learning: The New Paradigm of Teaching

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SAGE Publications, Jun 12, 2008 - Education - 266 pages
"This book is filled with classroom implications and instructional suggestions based on research. Classroom teachers, school administrators, professional development trainers, college/university faculty, and parents would all benefit from this information."-Andrea Rosenblatt, Associate ProfessorBarry University"I have used the information from this book in many of my trainings. The 'What This Means to You' sections translate technical information into everyday language for the reader. This is truly a book that makes, has made, and will continue to make a contribution to the field."-Steve Hutton, Area CoordinatorKentucky Center for Instructional DisciplineAdopt a teaching approach aligned with the brain's natural way of learning!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 achievement. 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 makingLow-cost teaching strategies that teachers can implement immediatelyReader-friendly language accessible for both novice and veteran educatorsEasy-to-follow chapter outlines and helpful text boxes to emphasize key pointsWritten 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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I am searching to know the treasure of learning. Keen interested to know the biology of learning. By this time I got a chance to read the book by Jenson on brain baesd learning.he. has succeeded in explaining the biological process of learning in a simple way.thank you sir for this valuable book. Prasanth P,Asst.Professor in Educational psychology, IASE,THRISSUR, KERALA,INDIA... 09567239932  

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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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