Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference [NOOK Book]

Overview

Make instructional decisions that optimize learning!

Presenting a unique collection of twelve brain principles, the authors illustrate how the brain learns best and demonstrate how teachers can enhance students’ learning potential. Conversational and user friendly, this resource describes how the brain stores and recalls information, guiding teachers in making everyday decisions about academic content and the ...

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Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference

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Overview

Make instructional decisions that optimize learning!

Presenting a unique collection of twelve brain principles, the authors illustrate how the brain learns best and demonstrate how teachers can enhance students’ learning potential. Conversational and user friendly, this resource describes how the brain stores and recalls information, guiding teachers in making everyday decisions about academic content and the emotional well-being of their students. Twelve Brain Principles That Makethe Difference will show you how:

  • Challenge engages the brain
  • The brain processes parts and wholes simultaneously
  • Each brain is unique
  • The search for meaning is innate
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781483361024
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/26/2007
  • Series: In A Nutshell Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,200,739
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Brian M.Pete is president of The Education Associates, an international consulting firm, and cofounder of Robin Fogarty & Associates. He has a rich background in professional development and has worked in and videotaped classroom teachers and professional experts in schools throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Pete's work on educational videos include Best Practices: Classroom Management and Best Practices: Active Learning Classrooms. He is the coauthor of books that include From Staff Room to Classroom (Corwin Press 2007), and titles from the Nutshell Collection, which include How to Differentiate Learning,Data!Dialogue! Decisions!, Twelve Principles That Make the Difference, Nine Best Practices That Make the Difference, Close the Achievement Gap, The Adult Learner, and A Look at Transfer.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part One: Climate for Learning
Challenge/Threat: Learning Principle 1
Emotions/Cognition: Learning Principle 2
Focused/Peripheral: Learning Principle 3
Part Two: Skills of Learning
Parts/Whole: Learning Principle 4
Spatial/Rote: Learning Principle 5
Parallel Processing: Learning Principle 6
Part Three: Interactions With Learning
Physiology: Learning Principle 7
Brain Uniqueness: Learning Principle 8
Social/Experience: Learning Principle 9
Part Four: Learning About Learning
Meaning: Learning Principle 10
Patterning: Learning Principle 11
Conscious/Unconscious: Learning Principle 12
Bibliography

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