Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach / Edition 2

Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach / Edition 2

by Eric P. Jensen
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1412965020
ISBN-13:
9781412965026
Pub. Date:
12/01/2009
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Overview

Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach / Edition 2

Give hard-to-reach students the tools for lifelong success and watch test scores improve!

Updated throughout and packed with powerful strategies to help students improve brain function, this second edition presents a concise outline for identifying the symptoms and causes of prevalent impairments such as oppositional disorder, learned helplessness, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, dyscalculia, depression, auditory processing deficits, and more. The author demonstrates how to effectively guide students with learning difficulties and:

  • Recognize the most common conditions that challenge learners
  • Accommodate the specific learning needs of students with learning impairments
  • Minimize disruptions for other students

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412965026
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 189
Sales rank: 473,806
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Pretest
1. Understanding Different Brains
2. The Brain's Key Operating Systems
3. The Argumentative Learner: Oppositional Defiant Disorder
4. The Resigned Learner: Learned Helplessness
5. The Out-of-Control Learner: Conduct Disorder
6. The Demotivated Learner: Stress Disorders
7. The Troubled Learner: Depression
8. The Isolated Learner: Pervasive Developmental Disorders
9. The Challenged Learner: Learning Delayed
10. The Confused Learner: Dyscalculia
11. The Unsound Learner: Central Auditory Processing Disorder
12. The Impulsive Learner: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
13. The Frustrated Learner: Dyslexia
Posttest
References
Index

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