Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice (1st Edition)

Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice (1st Edition)

by Patricia Wolfe, Pat Wolfe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0871205173

ISBN-13: 9780871205179

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871205179
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments
Part I: The Structure and Function of the Human Brain
1. Opening the Black Box of the Brain
2. Brain Anatomy�A Short Course: Neurons and Subcortical Structures
3. Brain Anatomy�A Short Course: The Cortex
4. How Neurons Communicate
Part II. From Sensory Input to Information Storage
5. Sensory Memory: Getting Information to the Brain
6. Working Memory: The Conscious Processing of Information
7. Long-Term Memory: The Brain's Storage System
Part III: Matching Instruction to How the Brain Learns Best
8. Making Curriculum Meaningful Through Problems, Projects, and Simulations
9. Using the Visual and Auditory Senses to Enhance Learning
10. A Toolkit of Brain-Compatible Strategies
Glossary
References and Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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