Memory 101 for Educators
- Marilee Sprenger - Aurora University, IL
Brain-Friendly Teaching & Learning | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
"Fresh and inventive."
-Steven Wyborney, Teacher
Nyssa Elementary School, OR
"Readable, academically accurate, and creative."
-Burt Saxon, AP Psychology Teacher
Hillhouse High School, New Haven, CT
"Practitioners can use the information easily and effectively."
-Carrie Jane Carpenter, Teacher
Hugh Hartman Middle School, Redmond, OR
You can always remember if you N.E.V.E.R. F.O.R.G.E.T.!
Have you ever forgotten what someone just told you? Have your students ever forgotten to take their books and assignments home with them? Then this book is for you! Memory expert Marilee Sprenger uses the latest research on learning, memory, and the brain to weave a storyteller's spell using two parallel parables: one is a tale of adult educators in a Memory 101 workshop, and the other is a story for the child within us all that includes magical talking elephants, lions, and jungle creatures.
Inside, each chapter provides a specific technique to enhance your memory. You will also find:
- Proven tips and strategies
- The latest memory research
- Graphic organizers and mnemonics
- Questionnaires and checklists
With this uniquely entertaining and generously illustrated guide, you can learn to strengthen your memory, train your brain, and help your students to do the same.
"Practitioners can use the information easily and effectively. My goal as a teacher is to simplify learning. This book does that very well."
"Provides excellent examples of remembering a list, mind maps, webs, and other graphic organizers."
"Fresh and inventive.... the author's use of story provides a strong background for understanding important memory issues and strategies, and it also provides a rich context for further growth."
"A `popular' book that will be helpful to educational practitioners as well as to other adults... Readable, academically accurate, and creative."