Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom (Use Brain-Based Learning and Neuroeducation to Differentiate Instruction)

Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom (Use Brain-Based Learning and Neuroeducation to Differentiate Instruction)

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Overview

Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach and toward differentiated instruction. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners. The authors share an array of updated differentiated instruction examples, scenarios, and exercises, as well as the latest educational psychology research from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and pedagogy.


Learn more about teaching diverse learners using brain-based learning strategies:

  • Explore how the brain learns and approaches to differentiated instruction.
  • Sharpen your knowledge of developmental cognitive neuroscience and educational psychology to teach the best content in the best possible way.
  • Use the knowledge of educational neuroscience (neuroeducation) to benefit the students you teach.
  • Design and implement strategies for effective differentiated instruction.
  • Create a positive and productive learning environment that supports diversity in the classroom.


A joint publication of ASCD and Solution Tree



Contents:

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Nonnegotiables of Effective Differentiation

Chapter 2: Mindset, Learning Environment, and Differentiation

Chapter 3: Curriculum and Differentiation

Chapter 4: Classroom Assessment and Differentiation

Chapter 5: Differentiating in Response to Student Readiness

Chapter 6: Differentiating in Response to Student Interest

Chapter 7: Differentiating in Response to Student Learning Profile

Chapter 8: Managing a Differentiated Classroom

References and Resources

Index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945349522
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 191,121
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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From the Publisher

"Expert and engaging with clear, vivid descriptions of the principles used in real classrooms, Differentiation and the Brain, Second Edition makes the fields of neuroscience and differentiation accessible. It is a welcome contribution from two of the most amazing thinkers of our time."


Rick Wormeli, author and consultant

"Tomlinson and Sousa provide a solid rationale for differentiation in educational neuroscience and then offer practical strategies for embedding differentiation into classroom practices—a go-to resource for teachers!"


Diane Heacox, author, educational consultant, and professor emerita, St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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