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What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning, Memory, and the Brain

What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning, Memory, and the Brain

October 2003 | 104 pages | Corwin

The holistic guide to understanding how the brain acquires, processes, and interprets information.

This concise look at how the brain learns, remembers, and creates meaning will allow every teacher to prepare more effective lesson plans and to create reflective learning opportunities for students. Topics include:

  • The cognitive system: mind, heart, and body
  • How visual learners, auditory learners, and kinesthetic learners acquire and process information
  • Working memory and short-term memory
  • Long-term memory pathways for semantic, episodic, and procedural memory
  • Teaching for declarative and procedural knowledge
  • Constructing meaning
  • Constructing mental modes
  • Automaticity
  • Building a model to facilitate learning
  • Vocabulary pre-test, post-test, and summary
  • Bibliography and Index


About the Author
Vocabulary Pre-Test
1. Learning With the Mind, Heart, and Body
2. How do We Acquire and Process Information?
3. Working Memory
4. Long-Term Memory Pathways
5. Teaching for Declarative and Procedural Knowledge
6. Building a Model to Facilitate Learning
Vocabulary Post-Test

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