Teaching with the Brain in Mind

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Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1998 - Education - 133 pages
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Read the title again, and then consider: What is the point of doing your job any other way? After explaining the basics of research and theory in clear terms, this book offers precise techniques for putting those principles to work in class. The day after you read it, this book will make you more effective at commanding attention, motivating students, and helping them really remember what they learn. Produced by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

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User Review  - mbrittain - LibraryThing

This is great. Much of the details in the book make sense when I think about classroom conditions and why kids act the way they sometimes do. Also, there are sensible ideas about how to best reach all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beth Lind - Goodreads

Great information but nothing earth shattering within these pages. I guess I knew more about brain based learning than I knew. I did like the research and I'll probably share some of that with the faculty at school. Read full review

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size content lobes and basic operations Differences between emotions and feelings Specific
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Enriched Environments and the Brain 29 The natural mechanisms of making meaning Three
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How enrichment affects the brain Two conditions for ingredients for optimal learning How to encourage
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About the author (1998)

Eric Jensen is an internationally recognized educator known for his translation of neuroscience into practical classroom applications. A former teacher, he is the author of over twenty books, including the widely acclaimed Teaching with the Brain in Mind. He is a longtime member of the Society for Neuroscience and the New York Academy of Sciences. Jensen is currently a staff developer and is completing his Ph.D. in psychology.

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