Build the Brain the Common Core Way
- Pamela Nevills - Educational Consultant and Teacher Educator, Southern California
Foreword by Justin Cunningham
Brain-compatible learning techniques to help you motivate and challenge your students!
Boldly take hold of the new Common Core expectations with this fresh, innovative resource full of practical tips from international educational expert Pamela Nevills. Find out what’s new, what’s expected, and how understanding the connection between neuroscience and deep learning is the key to Common Core success.
Nevills provides cutting-edge, easy to implement ideas that beg to be used immediately. Learn to:
- Skillfully integrate the standards with current educational practices
- Understand the science behind Common Core requirements
- Plan innovative and creative activities to help students learn about learning
- Master teacher-lead, student-centered 21st Century Learning activities
Includes school vignettes, sample lessons, K–12 links, and vivid brain imagery that diagram how deep learning happens. Revolutionize your teaching and prepare students for success in school and beyond with this encouraging, easy-to-read guide!
“Build the Brain the Common Core Way is an outstanding resource for teachers who are implementing our new standards. It provides practical examples that demonstrate how to turn the classroom into a student-centered learning environment where high expectations abound, fostering higher levels of student achievement.”
—Melissa Miller, Science/History Instructor
Randall G. Lynch Middle School, Farmington, AR
“There are examples not only of ways to integrate brain-based pedagogy and the Common Core Standards, but also examples from across disciplines. The author doesn't just focus on one area of expertise, but integrates core and elective curriculum into the fabric of each chapter.”
—Deanna Brunlinger, Science Teacher
Elkhorn Area High School, WI
"Here's where teachers go to get the real information about how the common core will change the classroom. Lesson plans, evaluations, classroom environment, and understanding how neuroscience all play a part in this revolutionary educational change."
"Build the Brain – learning the common core way is an outstanding resource for teachers who are implementing our new standards. It provides practical examples of turning your classroom into a student-centered learning environment where high expectations abound, fostering higher levels of student achievement."
"There are not only examples of ways to integrate brain based pedagogy and the common core standards, but examples from across disciplines. The author doesn't just focus on her area of expertise, but integrates core and elective curriculum into the fabric of each chapter."