Synopses & Reviews
An excellent resource for teachers striving to improve student achievement by focusing on how the brain learns.-Marcia Carlson, Sixth-Grade TeacherCrestview Elementary School, Clive, IA
For those educators passionate about practicing their craft, this book provides a blueprint for deliberate, thoughtful, and engaging teaching strategies. It is a must for anyone concerned with how to be more effective in the classroom.-D. Allan Bruner, Science/Math ChairColton High School, OR
Practical, brain-based techniques to enhance classroom teaching and learning
Ideal for teachers and school leaders, this indispensable volume provides an accessible framework based on how the brain learns, and shows how to use that knowledge to help both teachers and students reach higher performance levels.
Linked to national teaching standards, this guidebook builds the bridge from brain research to classroom practice. The authors help readers understand the three essential elements for learning-relaxed alertness, immersion in complex experience, and active processing-and provide examples, teacher reflections, student vignettes, and commonsense strategies for creating an optimum emotional climate for learning. With reader-friendly organization, this second edition includes: Updated research sections in every chapterSubstantially revised sections on leadership Expanded information on developing process learning circles for teachers New anecdotes from classroomsA vocabulary guide at the end of each chapter
12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, Second Edition, provides staff developers, teachers, and administrators with the latest research on brain-compatible learning to improvestudent performance.
With updated research, revised sections on leadership, and new anecdotes, this second edition helps teachers and students reach higher performance levels based on how the brain learns.