Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain
  • Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain
  • Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain

Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain

by Marcia L. Tate, Warren G. Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412978475

ISBN-13: 9781412978477

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A brain-friendly guide for motivating students to live, eat, and breathe science!

The authors outline 20 proven brain-compatible strategies, rationales from experts to support their effectiveness, and more than 250 activities for incorporating them. Teachers will find concrete ways to engage students in science with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile

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Overview

A brain-friendly guide for motivating students to live, eat, and breathe science!

The authors outline 20 proven brain-compatible strategies, rationales from experts to support their effectiveness, and more than 250 activities for incorporating them. Teachers will find concrete ways to engage students in science with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including:

  • Music, rhythm, rhyme, and rap
  • Storytelling and humor
  • Graphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs
  • Manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models
  • Internet projects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412978477
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Pages:
181
Sales rank:
920,452
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Strategy 1: Brainstorming and Discussion
Strategy 2: Drawing and Artwork
Strategy 3: Field Trips
Strategy 4: Games
Strategy 5: Graphic Organizers, Semantic Maps, and Word Webs
Strategy 6: Humor
Strategy 7: Manipulatives, Experiments, Labs, and Models
Strategy 8: Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes
Strategy 9: Mnemonic Devices
Strategy 10: Movement
Strategy 11: Music, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rap
Strategy 12: Project-Based and Problem-Based Instruction
Strategy 13: Reciprocal Teaching and Cooperative Learning
Strategy 14: Role Plays, Drama, Pantomimes, and Charades
Strategy 15: Storytelling
Strategy 16: Technology
Strategy 17: Visualization and Guided Imagery
Strategy 18: Visuals
Strategy 19: Work Study and Apprenticeships
Strategy 20: Writing and Journals
Resource: Brain-Compatible Lesson Design
Bibliography
Index

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