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The Resource Teaching with the brain in mind, Eric Jensen

Teaching with the brain in mind, Eric Jensen

Label
Teaching with the brain in mind
Title
Teaching with the brain in mind
Statement of responsibility
Eric Jensen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
370.15/23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1060
LC item number
.J46 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Teaching with the brain in mind, Eric Jensen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002844.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-179) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meet your amazing brain -- Basic brain anatomy. How the brain changes over time. Cooperation and competition in the brain. How the brain learns -- Preparing the brain for school -- What to do to get a child's brain ready for school. Sensitive periods in brain development. Developing social and emotional skills. The importance of nutrition. The dynamic teenage brain -- Rules we learn by -- How to increase student engagement. Variations on repetition. The importance of prior knowledge and mental models. Taking advantage of the body's natural rhythms. The role of hormones. Trial-and-error learning. How positive and negative emotions affect the brain -- Movement and learning -- The mind-body link. How exercise affects cognition. The importance of play, recess, and physical education -- Emotional states -- Why emotions are now "mainstream." How emotions are processed in the brain. The power of emotional states. How to influence emotional states -- Physical environments for learning -- Neuroscience's new interest in physical environment. How seating, temperature, lighting, noise, and building design affect learning. Factors to consider for designing smarter schools -- Managing the social brain -- How social interaction affects the brain and cognition. The effect of stress, bonding, bias, and peer pressure. How to make school a more positive social experience -- Motivation and engagement -- Common causes of demotivation. The brain's reaction to rewards. The nature of intrinsic motivation. Tools for motivation. The SuperCamp model -- Critical thinking skills -- How gender, culture, disorders, and life experience shape a unique brain. How the brain tackles problem solving. How the brain's maturation process affects learning. How the brain adapts to changing circumstances -- Memory and recall -- Links between memory and survival. Ways that the brain encodes and maintains memory. The different kinds of memory. Ways to enhance memory retrieval -- Brain-based teaching -- What to do before, during, and after teaching to take full advantage of what we know about the brain and learning -- Schools with the brain in mind -- Connecting brain research to curriculum, assessment, and staff development. Supporting good instruction and good instructors. Effecting change with the brain in mind
Control code
983507
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xi, 186 pages
Isbn
9781416602651
Isbn Type
(ebrary)
Lccn
2005002844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 983507
  • (Sirsi) 983507
  • (OCoLC)57577419
Label
Teaching with the brain in mind, Eric Jensen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002844.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-179) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meet your amazing brain -- Basic brain anatomy. How the brain changes over time. Cooperation and competition in the brain. How the brain learns -- Preparing the brain for school -- What to do to get a child's brain ready for school. Sensitive periods in brain development. Developing social and emotional skills. The importance of nutrition. The dynamic teenage brain -- Rules we learn by -- How to increase student engagement. Variations on repetition. The importance of prior knowledge and mental models. Taking advantage of the body's natural rhythms. The role of hormones. Trial-and-error learning. How positive and negative emotions affect the brain -- Movement and learning -- The mind-body link. How exercise affects cognition. The importance of play, recess, and physical education -- Emotional states -- Why emotions are now "mainstream." How emotions are processed in the brain. The power of emotional states. How to influence emotional states -- Physical environments for learning -- Neuroscience's new interest in physical environment. How seating, temperature, lighting, noise, and building design affect learning. Factors to consider for designing smarter schools -- Managing the social brain -- How social interaction affects the brain and cognition. The effect of stress, bonding, bias, and peer pressure. How to make school a more positive social experience -- Motivation and engagement -- Common causes of demotivation. The brain's reaction to rewards. The nature of intrinsic motivation. Tools for motivation. The SuperCamp model -- Critical thinking skills -- How gender, culture, disorders, and life experience shape a unique brain. How the brain tackles problem solving. How the brain's maturation process affects learning. How the brain adapts to changing circumstances -- Memory and recall -- Links between memory and survival. Ways that the brain encodes and maintains memory. The different kinds of memory. Ways to enhance memory retrieval -- Brain-based teaching -- What to do before, during, and after teaching to take full advantage of what we know about the brain and learning -- Schools with the brain in mind -- Connecting brain research to curriculum, assessment, and staff development. Supporting good instruction and good instructors. Effecting change with the brain in mind
Control code
983507
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xi, 186 pages
Isbn
9781416602651
Isbn Type
(ebrary)
Lccn
2005002844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 983507
  • (Sirsi) 983507
  • (OCoLC)57577419

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