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Whether or notteachers are new to brain-compatible teaching, this reader-friendly revision offers creative and ready-to-use ideas for motivating, inspiring, and encouraging your students.

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Editorial Reviews

Wanda Lofton
"This book should be on every educator's desk. Both novice and veteran teachers will find it effective inincreasing student achievement. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780963783271
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1997
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric Jensen, author of the best-selling Different Brains, Different Learners, has classroom experience teaching reading and study skills. Most of his experience is at the middle school level, but he has also taught demonstration classes at the elementary and senior high school level. Additionally he has taught for three universities as an adjunct professor in both education and business. Jensen cofounded Super Camp, Turning Point, The Brain Store, The Learning Brain Expo, and Jensen Learning Corporation. He has been a trainer for both educators and businesses for over twenty-five years. His latest book is Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning, Second Edition.

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Table of Contents

Using this book
Activity List
Activate the Young-at-Heart Brain
Greater Meaning from Multiple Contexts
Specific Feedback Accelerates Learning
All Work and No Play
Learning with Feeling
Escape from the Sacred "Learning Box "
Remove Barriers to Learning
Active Learning
Learn by De-Briefing Failures
Integrated, Contextual Curriculum
Ball Toss Boosts Thinking
Let Learners Create Their Own Meaning
Cross Laterals "Unstick" Learning
More Questions Than Answers
Challenge the Brain
Engage the Spatial-Episodic Memory
Active Learning II
Visuals & Peripherals Impact Learning
The Real Power of Music
Break the Monotony with Novelty & Fun
March the Brain to Learning Success
Add Good Stress, Eliminate Bad Stress
Playing Games Grows Brains
The Cycle of Learning
Motor Brain Activators
Reinforcement and the Brain
Strengthen Learning with Reviews
Non-Conscious Messages are Powerful
Gender and Learning Styles
Active Learning III
Curriculum and the Developing Brain
Schedule Brain Breaks!
Replace Rewards & Bribes with Desire
Discipline Strategies that Make Sense
The Chemistry of Choice
Hollywood, Here I Come!
Reduce Common Forms of Perceived Threat
Increase "By-Product" Learning
Learning with Both Sides of the Brain
Grow Out, Not Fill Up
Learning Is Messy
Trigger Learning
Groups Are OK, Labels Are Not
Don't Trigger Helpless Learning States
Welcome to Center Stage!
Simon Says Lives Again
Finding the Challenges
Stimulate Input, Not Just Output
The Importance of Beginnings and Endings
1...2...3...Switch Jobs!
Cycles of Learning
Multiple Strategies for Better Recall
Hydration Supports Learning
The Power of Models and Mapping
Why Use Aromas in Learning?
Let the Brain Nibble at New Ideas
Active Breaks
Eat Better to Improve Learning
Better Learning with Unguided Discussions
Enriched Environments Support Learning
S-A-T: Not Just Another Exam!
Brain Activators for the Visual Cortex
Give Learners Environmental Options
How to Grab the Brain's Attention
Laugh and Learn
Use the Mind-Body Library of Knowledge
Student Seating Matters
Too Hot to Learn?
Brighter Learning Prospects
Acoustics and Learning
Time to Settle In
Setting Goals Improves Performance
Make Unforgettable Memories
Encourage Faster Learning with Pre-Exposure
Do Learners Know What They Know?
Smart Activators for the Auditory Cortex
Suggested Resources for Further Reading
About the Author

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