A Biological Brain in a Cultural Classroom: Enhancing Cognitive and Social Development Through Collaborative Classroom Management / Edition 2

A Biological Brain in a Cultural Classroom: Enhancing Cognitive and Social Development Through Collaborative Classroom Management / Edition 2

by Robert Sylwester
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761938117

ISBN-13: 9780761938118

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Updated Edition of Best Seller!

Expanding on his immensely popular first edition, Sylwester presents an updated and expanded second edition on the latest biological research.

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Updated Edition of Best Seller!

Expanding on his immensely popular first edition, Sylwester presents an updated and expanded second edition on the latest biological research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761938118
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
1. The Cultural Foundations of Classroom Management
Democracy and Education
21st-Century Challenges
Collaborative Classroom Management
2. The Biological Foundations of Classroom Management
Three Forms of Biological Inquiry
Key Biological Concepts
Cells and Classrooms
3. The Marvelous Interdependent Bodybrain That Schools Seek to Manage
The Principal Brain Systems
From Jungle to Classroom in Search of a Model
4. Collaboratively Expending Energy: Who's In Charge?
Childbirth, Childhood, and Classrooms
From Potential to Kinetic Energy
Self-Esteem, Impulsivity, and Aggression
Suggested Activities
5. Collaboratively Managing Biological and Cultural Space
Mapping Cognitive, City, and Classroom Space
How Many People Can You Stuff Into a Classroom?
A Classroom Is a Created World Surrounded by a Leaky Wall
Cauliflower in the Classroom
Suggested Activities
6. Collaboratively Managing Biological and Cultural Time
Life Span: Two Developmental Decades
A Year's Curricular Time
A Day in the Life
Suggested Activities
7. Collaboratively Managing Biological and Cultural Movement
Physical Movement
Change as Psychological Movement
Suggested Activities
8. Collaboratively Managing Biological and Cultural Range
Biologically Possible Ranges
Culturally Appropriate Ranges
In the End
References and Supplementary Readings
Index

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