Brain-Friendly Study Strategies, Grades 2-8: How Teachers Can Help Students Learn

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SAGE Publications, Dec 13, 2007 - Education - 188 pages
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Authors Amy Schwed and Jan Melichar-Utter share their concept of integrating study skills and brain research by offering practical, ready-to-use strategies for all content areas and school levels. The book offers techniques to energise teachers who will motivate and guide their students in developing brain-friendly, lifelong study skills.

The authors present approaches designed to help educators create more effective learning experiences for their students. Fun and engaging study activities tailored to the unique learning style of each student include:

o Musical rhythmic studying

o Walking down verbal linguistic lane

o Running on the body kinesthetic track, and more

Brain-Friendly Study Skills also covers the physical and emotional needs of a healthy brain, how the brain and memory function, and how different modalities affect learning.

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Stefan Svallfors is Professor of Sociology at Umeň University, Sweden. He is the author of The Moral Economy of Class (Stanford, 2006), and editor of The Political Sociology of the Welfare State (Stanford, 2007) and Analyzing Inequality (Stanford, 2007).

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