How the Brain Learns

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506346324
Format: PDF, ePub
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Apply the newest brain research to enhance all students’ learning Educational neuroscience consultant David A. Sousa continues his tradition of translating new findings into effective classroom strategies and activities in this updated version of his bestselling text. This fifth edition integrates recent developments in neuroscience, education, and psychology and includes New information on memory systems, especially working memory capacity Updated research on how the explosion of technology is affecting the brain Current findings on brain organization and hemispheric specialization New evidence on how learning the arts enhances cognitive processing and creativity An expanded resources section More than 150 new or updated references

How the Special Needs Brain Learns

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 150634142X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teaching students with learning challenges just got easier with this groundbreaking guide! If you’ve been searching for effective strategies to meet the needs of learning challenged students, look no further. In this newly revised and updated third edition, expert David A. Sousa addresses the causes of common learning disabilities and provides alternative instructional strategies to ensure learning occurs. Discover cutting-edge brain research to help you: Effectively instruct students with ADHD, LD, dyslexia, autism, and more Utilize assistive technologies to remove barriers to learning Differentiate instruction in speech, reading, writing, and mathematics

How the Brain Learns to Read

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452239711
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Arm educators with the most current neuroscientific information available on reading and effective learning and start students down a lifelong path as successful readers.

Mind Brain Education

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935542214
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Understanding how the brain learns helps teachers do their jobs more effectively. Primary researchers share the latest findings on the learning process and address their implications for educational theory and practice. Explore applications, examples, and suggestions for further thought and research; numerous charts and diagrams; strategies for all subject areas; and new ways of thinking about intelligence, academic ability, and learning disability.

Facilitator s Guide How the Brain Learns Mathematics

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141296590X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Written to complement David A. Sousa's bestseller How the Brain Learns Mathematics, this facilitator's guide gives staff developers and workshop leaders all the materials needed to present the latest neuroscientific findings in practical, understandable terms and demonstrate how this information impacts mathematics instruction at all grade levels. You will be able to lead workshops on how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships and processes mathematical concepts, how environmental and developmental factors contribute to difficulties in learning mathematics, and how differentiated mathematics instruction promotes student success." "Staff developers will find the Facilitator's Guide to How the Brain Learns Mathematics to be an ideal resource for leading professional training for groups of any size - pairs, small workshops, and large seminars."--BOOK JACKET.

How the Gifted Brain Learns

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273596
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Identify, understand, and engage the full range of gifted learners with practical, brain-compatible classroom strategies! The updated edition of Sousa’s bestseller translates the latest neuroscientific findings into practical strategies for engaging gifted and talented learners. Individual chapters are dedicated to talents in language, math, and the arts, and offer instructional applications for both elementary and secondary classrooms. This reader-friendly guide uncovers: How the brains of gifted students are different How to gauge if gifted students are being adequately challenged How to identify students who are both gifted and learning disabled How to better identify gifted minority students

How the ELL Brain Learns

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412988349
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Raise your ELL success quotient and watch student achievement soar! How the ELL Brain Learns combines current research on how the brain learns language with strategies for teaching English language learners. Award-winning author and brain research expert David A. Sousa describes the linguistic reorganization needed to acquire another language after the age of 5 years. He supplements this knowledge with immediately applicable tools, including: A self-assessment pretest for gauging your understanding of how the brain learns languages Brain-compatible strategies for teaching both English learners across content areas An entire chapter about how to detect English language learning problems

Teaching the Female Brain

Author: Abigail Norfleet James
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412967090
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discover how girls' sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect performance and how you can tailor instruction to promote girls' learning in math, science, and other areas.

Captivate Activate and Invigorate the Student Brain in Science and Math Grades 6 12

Author: John Almarode
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452285063
Format: PDF, ePub
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Banish boredom once and for all! If your STEM lessons are falling on disinterested ears, mix things up with engaging, brain-based science and math strategies that captivate students’ attention, activate prior knowledge, and invigorate interest. Blending current research on the student brain with practical methods for teaching science and math, Almarode and Miller identify six essential “ingredients” in a recipe for student success. You’ll discover: A customizable framework you can use right away Classroom-ready, content-specific attention grabbers Overt and covert strategies to boost behavioral, emotional, and cognitive engagement Techniques for making relevant connections that maximize retention