"As an introduction to brain-compatible learning, this book highlights some important findings of recent brain research in an easy-to-read manner."
—Andrea F. Rosenblatt, Associate Professor, Barry University
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. Educators will learn about the parts of the brain, what constitutes solid brain research, the differences between boys' and girls' brains, and what types of activities can build retention.
The author presents a reader-friendly text with clear, understandable artwork to reinforce the concepts of brain-based learning. Also included are brain-compatible activities to enhance readers' retention, a complete brain glossary, and a section on the importance of action research.
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
For both novice and veteran educators, this must-have guide provides an opportunity to make a positive, significant, and lasting difference in the way all students learn!