Brain-Compatible Classrooms

Brain-Compatible Classrooms

by Robin Fogarty
     
 

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Brain-Compatible Classrooms is based on four principles - setting the climate for thinking, teaching the skills of thinking, structuring the interaction with thinking, and thinking about thinking. This four-corner framework provides insight for linking brain research with Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences theory, Daniel Goleman

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Brain-Compatible Classrooms is based on four principles - setting the climate for thinking, teaching the skills of thinking, structuring the interaction with thinking, and thinking about thinking. This four-corner framework provides insight for linking brain research with Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences theory, Daniel Goleman's emotional intelligence theory, direct instruction of skills, graphic organizers, reflection, transfer, assessment, and other interactive brain-compatible strategies for the classroom.

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Booknews
Explains the latest brain research in plain language and shows teachers how to use insights from that research to create a high- achievement K-college classroom. A framework of principles for teaching thinking is linked with Gardner's multiple intelligences theory and Goleman's emotional intelligence theory. Offers many activities, suggestions for group learning, and full-page graphic idea organizers and examples of their use. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Robert Sylwester
"A fine, useful update of Fogarty's long-time search for appropriate practical classroom applications of cognitive neuroscience research."
Heather Vaughn
"An excellent guide and tool for new and veteran teachers who are looking to empower students through brain-compatible lessons."
Sue Teele
"Relevant and applicable for teachers."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575170442
Publisher:
Corwin Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Fogarty is president of Robin Fogarty and Associates, Ltd., an educational publishing/consulting company. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, she has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies. Fogarty has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, Korea, and the Netherlands. She has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan and the Journal of Staff Development. Fogarty has written How to Differentiate Learning (Corwin Press, 2007), Literacy Matters (Corwin Press, 2006), and From Staff Room to Classroom: Planning and Coaching Professional Learning (Corwin Press, 2006). Fogarty received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University, Chicago.

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