Brain Friendly School Libraries
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Brain Friendly School Libraries

by Judith A. Sykes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591582466

ISBN-13: 9781591582465

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This title gives concrete practical examples of how to align school library programs and instructional practice with the six key concepts of brain-compatible learning: increasing input to the brain; increasing experiential data; multiple source feedback; reducing threat; involving students in learning decision making; and interdisciplinary unit planning.

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This title gives concrete practical examples of how to align school library programs and instructional practice with the six key concepts of brain-compatible learning: increasing input to the brain; increasing experiential data; multiple source feedback; reducing threat; involving students in learning decision making; and interdisciplinary unit planning.

This title, Brain Friendly School Libraries, gives concrete practical examples of how to align school library programs and instructional practice with the six key concepts of brain-compatible learning: increasing input to the brain; increasing experiential data; multiple source feedback; reducing threat; involving students in learning decision making; and interdisciplinary unit planning. It includes chapters that summarize the current brain research and current thinking about its implication for instructional practice in the school library media center as well as discusses the work of Ellen Langer (mindful learning), Geoffrey and Renette Caine, Bob Sylwester and other major proponents of teaching with the brain in mind.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591582465
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

What Neuroscience Tells Us About Learning

Key Concepts and Literature

Ellen Langer—Mindful Learning

Bob Sylwester—Applying Biological Research

Pat Wolfe—Brain Research and Educational Practice

Creating A Brain Friendly School Library Plan

Goal 1: Enriched Environments—Teacher-Librarian As Staff Developer

Brain Friendly Space

Resource-Based Learning—Collection

Learning Styles

Intellectual Environments—Teacher-Librarian as Information Literacy Agent

Inquiry and Action Research

Information Literacy

Projects

Emotional Environments—Teacher-Librarian as Cultural Emissary

Sensory Learning—Literature and the Arts

Cooperative Learning

Reflective Learning

References

Index

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