Classroom Activators: More Than 100 Ways to Energize Learners

Front Cover
SAGE Publications, 2009 - Education - 125 pages
0 Reviews

Proven ideas to keep all students attentive and motivated while learning!

This handy guide is a fun, creative collection of practical strategies that help teachers stimulate, invigorate, and re-energize learners whenever they need a “brain break.” These state-changing activities use movement, games, groups, and adjustments to the classroom environment to help students refocus, be creative, and learn more effectively. The author provides techniques based on brain research to:

  • Keep the learning environment fresh 
  • Help students focus on the task at hand 
  • Stimulate students’ brains in the middle of a lesson 
  • Build a sense of community, teamwork, and rapport in the classroom

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (2009)

Jerry Evanski has been a teacher and school administrator at all levels K-12. He has written several books and has taught at the university level for many years. He has been conducting workshops for Discipline Associations and for The Teacher Learning Center for the past two decades. He created and teaches the Brain Research in Education certification program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. The video he created about the program won two Telly Awards in 2005. He is also a trained facilitator for Super Camp, which is an internationally known accelerated learning program. His current research is focused on identifying and correcting potential visual, auditory, and kinesthetic blocks to learning. Evanski received his master’s degree in music education, his educational specialist and his doctorate degree in general administration and supervision from Wayne State University.

Bibliographic information