Brain-Compatible Strategies / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Corwin Press
Harness the transformative power of brain-based learning!
Thoroughly updated and revised, this best-selling book by brain expert Eric Jensen explores the key features of brain-based teaching and the most recent research on how the brain learns. This easy-to-read book is ideal for educators new to the concepts of brain-compatible learning and is organized into three simple, practical units, covering:
- Background information to provide educators with a solid foundation in brain research
- Seven principles of teaching based on essential brain concepts
- Next steps to put the research and principles into practice
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About the Author
Eric Jensen is a former teacher and current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university level and is currently completing his Ph D in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded Super Camp, the nation’s first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with over 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 21 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, Jensen has made over 45 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with countless neuroscientists. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers for 25 years worldwide in this field. He is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, lasting difference in the way we learn.
Table of Contents
Using this bookActivity ListPrefaceActivate the Young-at-Heart BrainGreater Meaning from Multiple ContextsSpecific Feedback Accelerates LearningAll Work and No PlayLearning with FeelingEscape from the Sacred "Learning Box "Remove Barriers to LearningActive LearningLearn by De-Briefing FailuresIntegrated, Contextual CurriculumBall Toss Boosts ThinkingLet Learners Create Their Own MeaningCross Laterals "Unstick" LearningMore Questions Than AnswersChallenge the BrainEngage the Spatial-Episodic MemoryActive Learning IIVisuals & Peripherals Impact LearningThe Real Power of MusicBreak the Monotony with Novelty & FunMarch the Brain to Learning SuccessAdd Good Stress, Eliminate Bad StressPlaying Games Grows BrainsThe Cycle of LearningMotor Brain ActivatorsReinforcement and the BrainStrengthen Learning with ReviewsNon-Conscious Messages are PowerfulGender and Learning StylesActive Learning IIICurriculum and the Developing BrainSchedule Brain Breaks!Replace Rewards & Bribes with DesireDiscipline Strategies that Make SenseThe Chemistry of ChoiceHollywood, Here I Come!Reduce Common Forms of Perceived ThreatIncrease "By-Product" LearningLearning with Both Sides of the BrainGrow Out, Not Fill UpLearning Is MessyTrigger LearningGroups Are OK, Labels Are NotDon't Trigger Helpless Learning StatesWelcome to Center Stage!Simon Says Lives AgainFinding the ChallengesStimulate Input, Not Just OutputThe Importance of Beginnings and Endings1...2...3...Switch Jobs!Cycles of LearningMultiple Strategies for Better RecallHydration Supports LearningThe Power of Models and MappingWhy Use Aromas in Learning?Let the Brain Nibble at New IdeasActive BreaksEat Better to Improve LearningBetter Learning with Unguided DiscussionsEnriched Environments Support LearningS-A-T: Not Just Another Exam!Brain Activators for the Visual CortexGive Learners Environmental OptionsHow to Grab the Brain's AttentionLaugh and LearnUse the Mind-Body Library of KnowledgeStudent Seating MattersToo Hot to Learn?Brighter Learning ProspectsAcoustics and LearningTime to Settle InSetting Goals Improves PerformanceMake Unforgettable MemoriesEncourage Faster Learning with Pre-ExposureDo Learners Know What They Know?Smart Activators for the Auditory CortexBibliographySuggested Resources for Further ReadingAbout the Author