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Engaging the Rewired Brain

Engaging the Rewired Brain

Second Edition

January 2024 | 176 pages | Corwin

Technology is not only affecting students’ brains—it is TRANSFORMING them!

In a world where technology is increasingly dominant, it is critical to understand how it affects students' brains and behavior—for better and for worse.

This new edition from bestselling educational neuroscience author David Sousa offers research-based, practical solutions and serves as a framework for educators who want to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning in an environment that demands constant engagement and stimulation. Inside you’ll discover

  • The impact of technology on students' brains, including how technology affects cognition, memory, attention, and behavior

  • Strategies for using technology to improve students’ social and emotional skills

  • New information on artificial intelligence, the after-effects of the pandemic, gaming, and productive struggle

  • A glossary of terms and a resources section to connect educators with supplemental materials and information

Students are engaging with technology in new ways every day, and educators must shift their instructional practices accordingly. Engaging the Rewired Brain is a must-read for today’s educators and parents striving to understand technology's impact on the developing brain and prepare today's learners for an increasingly complex future.

About the Author
Chapter 1: Where We Are
Chapter 2: Wiring the Young Brain
Chapter 3: Engaging Attention
Chapter 4: Engaging Memory
Chapter 5: Engaging Thinking
Chapter 6: Engaging Social Behavior
Chapter 7: Where We Are Going

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