Teaching Struggling Readers: How to Use Brain-based Research to Maximize Learning / Edition 1

Teaching Struggling Readers: How to Use Brain-based Research to Maximize Learning / Edition 1

by Carol Lyons
     
 

Lyons does a masterful job of introducing teachers to the concepts, categories, language, and arguments pertaining to the brain's control of what readers do. She offers a new way of thinking about learning, about how the mind develops, and about what teachers can do to reach struggling readers.See more details below

Overview

Lyons does a masterful job of introducing teachers to the concepts, categories, language, and arguments pertaining to the brain's control of what readers do. She offers a new way of thinking about learning, about how the mind develops, and about what teachers can do to reach struggling readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325004358
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
02/04/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
876,056
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Understanding the Developing Mind

How the Brain Develops and Functions

Attention, Movement, and Learning

Language and Learning

Emotion, Memory, and Learning

Creating Literacy Environments to Help All Students Achieve Their Full Potential

Teaching Reluctant, Unmotivated Students

Teaching Hard-to-Teach Students

Teaching LD and AD(H)D Students

Understanding What Makes Teachers Expert

Characteristics of Expert Teachers

Knowledge, Thinking, Reasoning, and Practice of Expert Teachers

Pulling It All Together: Perspectives on the Brain, Learning, and Teaching

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