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Super Teaching

Over 1000 Practical Strategies
Fourth Edition
By: Eric P. Jensen

This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12, Elementary, Secondary
  • ISBN: 9781412963329
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2008
  • Page Count: 216
  • Publication date: November 09, 2008

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"This powerful book makes an incredible contribution to the field of education! It provides numerous opportunities for reader participation in reflections, reactions, and other activities. Most important, it provides ideas and suggestions that will change the lives of children. Every educator should read this book."
—Ruth Gharst Waggoner, Principal
Heatherstone Elementary School, Olathe, KS

"An accumulation of a lot of the knowledge needed to be an effective teacher. Mentors will find the book helpful when working with new teachers."
—Linda Munger, Educational Consultant
Munger Education Associates

Empower students with proven strategies for brain-friendly instruction!

In the fourth edition of Super Teaching, brain expert Eric Jensen examines how students learn and how instruction changes a student's brain. This powerful guide offers more than 1,000 brain research–based teaching strategies and ready-to-implement instructional tools for engaging students, boosting learner memory, and meeting the needs of all learners.

In this completely revised edition, readers will find helpful features such as previews at the beginning of each chapter, reflective questions, affirmations, sidebars, bulleted lists, and quotable quotes. The author shows teachers how to improve instructional effectiveness, plan standards-based lessons, and optimize student learning with practical techniques such as:

  • Matching instruction with learners' developmental stages
  • Responding to unique learning styles with differentiated techniques
  • Using assessment as part of instruction
  • Addressing the learning needs of students in poverty
  • Managing students' emotions with music and energizers
  • Practicing positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results

Use this practical resource to combine best practices with brain-friendly instruction and create a thriving learning environment that advances students' academic achievement.

Key features

  • A wealth of teacher-friendly strategies for immediate implementation in the classroom.
  • A beautiful 2-color layout
  • Quotable boxes to inspire K–12 teachers 
  • Reflective, brain-based questions that encourage educators to evaluate what and how they teach
  • A foundational approach of brain-based learning

  • A new way of looking at lesson plans in a standards-based environment



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Eric P. Jensen

Eric Jensen is a former teacher who grew up in San Diego, California. With a Ph.D. in Human Development, he synthesizes brain research and develops practical applications for educators.

He is listed among the top 30 educators in the world at GlobalGurus.org. Dr. Jensen has authored over 30 books, including Different Brains, Different Learners, Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain, Teaching with Poverty in Mind, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, and Poor Students Rich Students. Dr. Jensen co-founded an academic enrichment program held in 14 countries with over 75,000 graduates. He is a member of the invitation-only Society for Neuroscience and the President’s Club at Salk Institute of Biological Studies.

Dr. Jensen provides conference speaking and trainings that can be found at
jensenlearning.com. Or, contact: eric@jensenlearning.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Changes in the Fourth Edition


About the Author

1. How Teaching Changes Lives

2. How Students Learn

3. Learning Environment

4. Lesson Planning With the Standards

5. Learner Differences

6. Assessment for Learning

7. Super Mind-Sets

8. They All Have Special Needs

9. Poverty's Influence on Kids

10. Critical Connections

11. Learning to Remember

12. Listening Secrets

13. Engagement and Motivation Strategies

14. Fine-Tuning Your Presentation

15. The Productive Nature of Using Rituals

16. Managing Students' Emotional States With Music and Energizers

17. Running Your Class Successfully

18. Ways to Create a Thriving Self





Price: $43.95
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