Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain: Helping Underperforming Students Become Lifelong Learners

Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain: Helping Underperforming Students Become Lifelong Learners

by Eric Jensen, Carole Snider

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ISBN-13: 9781118343050
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 487,257
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eric Jensen is a former teacher and cofounder ofSuperCamp, the nation's most innovative and largest academicenrichment program. He is the author of numerous popular booksabout teaching and brain-based education, including TeachingWith Poverty in Mind (ASCD) and Enriching the Brain(Jossey-Bass).

Carole Snider is a former teacher and school counselor.She serves on the state governing board for Ohio school counselors,is an adjunct professor, and recently authored the graduate course,Succeeding with Students of Poverty .

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Table of Contents

About the Authors v

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

1 Teach Students to Learn for Life 1

2 Change Your Students’ Brains 15

3 Begin with Attitude Building 39

4 Build Cognitive Capacity 57

5 Foster Student Effort 75

6 Empower Exceptional Learners 97

7 Strengthen Body, Mind, and Soul 115

8 Focus Students on Goals 129

References 145

Index 157

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