Learning with the Brain in Mind

Learning with the Brain in Mind Author Michael Hebron
ISBN-10 1937069087
Year 2017-03-01
Pages 194
Language en
Publisher
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The field of Brain Based Learning has grown significantly with the introduction of new technology allowing us to better understand how the brain functions and the effects of various circumstances including acts of learning and the brain's connection to that process of change. Learning with the Brain in Mind explores research about the brain being our gateway to learning, and how what we do mentally and physically is organized in the brain first. This book questions; Why some individuals experience meaningful learning while others do not? What should we know about the nature of learning? How should students be evaluated? Is there a need to rethink the relationship between learning and teaching? In general, current methods of teaching, regardless of the topic or setting, emphasize content, memorization, drills, practice, and test taking. Some approaches tend to look for what is broken and attempt to fix-it. An alternative, based on the brain's connection to the nature of learning, is to provide a safe, playful, less judgmental environment in which self-discovery, experimentation, and adaptation are encouraged.This book is arranged by first presenting a general description of the brain and nervous system and some of the terminology used in this book to enable all readers to have a common vocabulary and appreciation of the interaction of the nervous system to conditions that affect learning. The book then provides insights into how Brain-Compatible Learning can be accomplished.

Learning with the Brain in Mind

Learning with the Brain in Mind Author Frank McNeil
ISBN-10 9781412945257
Year 2009
Pages 202
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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Using his findings to present practical strategies for enhancing pupil learning, Frank McNeil explores recent research in neuroscience and combines this with learning in three interconnected ways: attention, emotions, and memory.

Handbook of Executive Functioning

Handbook of Executive Functioning Author Sam Goldstein
ISBN-10 9781461481065
Year 2013-11-19
Pages 567
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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Planning. Attention. Memory. Self-regulation. These and other core cognitive and behavioral operations of daily life comprise what we know as executive functioning (EF). But despite all we know, the concept has engendered multiple, often conflicting definitions and its components are sometimes loosely defined and poorly understood. The Handbook of Executive Functioning cuts through the confusion, analyzing both the whole and its parts in comprehensive, practical detail for scholar and clinician alike. Background chapters examine influential models of EF, tour the brain geography of the executive system and pose salient developmental questions. A section on practical implications relates early deficits in executive functioning to ADD and other disorders in children and considers autism and later-life dementias from an EF standpoint. Further chapters weigh the merits of widely used instruments for assessing executive functioning and review interventions for its enhancement, with special emphasis on children and adolescents. Featured in the Handbook: The development of hot and cool executive function in childhood and adolescence. A review of the use of executive function tasks in externalizing and internalizing disorders. Executive functioning as a mediator of age-related cognitive decline in adults. Treatment integrity in interventions that target executive function. Supporting and strengthening working memory in the classroom to enhance executive functioning. The Handbook of Executive Functioning is an essential resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners and graduate students in clinical child, school and educational psychology; child and adolescent psychiatry; neurobiology; developmental psychology; rehabilitation medicine/therapy and social work.

Arts with the Brain in Mind

Arts with the Brain in Mind Author Eric Jensen
ISBN-10 9781416600749
Year 2001-05-01
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Publisher description: This book presents the definitive case, based on what we know about the brain and learning, for making arts a core part of the basic curriculum and thoughtfully integrating them into every subject. Separate chapters address musical, visual, and kinesthetic arts in ways that reveal their influence on learning.

Brain Based Learning

Brain Based Learning Author Eric Jensen
ISBN-10 9781452295244
Year 2008-06-11
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Adopt a teaching approach aligned with the brain's natural way of learning! An expert in brain research and brain-based teaching strategies, Eric Jensen offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the relationship between learning and the brain. Updated and streamlined, this second edition features in-depth information about the impact of physiological effects, sensory stimuli, and emotions on student learning and includes: A set of brain-based principles for informed decision making Low-cost teaching strategies that teachers can implement immediately Reader-friendly language accessible for both novice and veteran educators Easy-to-follow chapter outlines and helpful text boxes to emphasize key points

Arts with the Brain in Mind

Arts with the Brain in Mind Author Eric Jensen
ISBN-10 9781416600749
Year 2001-05-01
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Publisher description: This book presents the definitive case, based on what we know about the brain and learning, for making arts a core part of the basic curriculum and thoughtfully integrating them into every subject. Separate chapters address musical, visual, and kinesthetic arts in ways that reveal their influence on learning.

Learning with the Brain in Mind

Learning with the Brain in Mind Author Frank McNeil
ISBN-10 9781412945257
Year 2009
Pages 202
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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Using his findings to present practical strategies for enhancing pupil learning, Frank McNeil explores recent research in neuroscience and combines this with learning in three interconnected ways: attention, emotions, and memory.

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

On Course  Study Skills Plus Edition Author Skip Downing
ISBN-10 9781439085226
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, and whose goal it is to empower their students while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. The Study Skills Plus Edition engages students in a learner-centered construction of study skills knowledge, and gives students practice in applying empowerment strategies. The ON COURSE STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION demonstrates the choices that successful students make. This new text highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills so that students learn the empowering process of critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. This is accomplished through case studies, where students can apply strategies they learn to scenarios before creating their own academic skills plan. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps students to identify behaviors and beliefs they may wish to change in order to achieve more of their potential in college and in life. Students have an opportunity to revisit their self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Written in a positive, motivational style, ON COURSE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their success in college and in life. Downing’s powerful guided journal entries are retained from the ON COURSE text to help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Super Teaching

Super Teaching Author Eric Jensen
ISBN-10 9781452294742
Year 2008-09-10
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Empower students with proven strategies for brain-friendly instruction! This revised fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain research–based teaching strategies along with reflections, affirmations, sidebars, bulleted lists, quotable quotes, and a wealth of instructional tools. The author shows how to improve instructional effectiveness, plan standards-based lessons, and optimize student learning with practical techniques such as: Matching instruction with learners' developmental stages Responding to unique learning styles with differentiated techniques Using assessment as part of instruction Addressing the learning needs of students in poverty Managing students' emotions with music and energizers Practicing positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results

How People Learn

How People Learn Author Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from the Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice
ISBN-10 9780309070362
Year 2000-08-11
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher National Academies Press
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First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

Modernizing Approaches to Learning

Modernizing Approaches to Learning Author Michael Hebron
ISBN-10 1937069052
Year 2013-04-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Learning Golf
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Written by PGA Hall of Fame member, this book encourages educators to examine studies from several fields of science in order to rethink traditional teaching methods.

Teaching with the Brain in Mind

Teaching with the Brain in Mind Author Eric Jensen
ISBN-10 9781416600305
Year 2005-01
Pages 186
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Discusses how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching.

A Mind For Numbers

A Mind For Numbers Author Barbara Oakley
ISBN-10 9781101621615
Year 2014-07-31
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn" Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to rise in the military and to explore other careers—she returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life. In A Mind for Numbers, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively—secrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they’d known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there’s only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions—you just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think! From the Trade Paperback edition.