"This book is filled with classroom implications and instructional suggestions based on research. Classroom teachers, school administrators, professional development trainers, college/university faculty, and parents would all benefit from this information."
—Andrea Rosenblatt, Associate Professor
"I have used the information from this book in many of my trainings. The 'What This Means to You' sections translate technical information into everyday language for the reader. This is truly a book that makes, has made, and will continue to make a contribution to the field."
—Steve Hutton, Area Coordinator
Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline
Adopt a teaching approach aligned with the brain's natural way of learning!
Borrowing research from the disciplines of neuroscience, biology, and psychology, brain expert Eric Jensen offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the relationship between learning and the brain, helping educators increase student motivation and achievement. The author shares empirical data and provides in-depth information about the impact of physiological effects, sensory stimuli, and emotions on learning. Updated and streamlined, this second edition offers:
- A set of brain-based principles for informed decision making
- Low-cost teaching strategies that teachers can implement immediately
- Reader-friendly language accessible for both novice and veteran educators
- Easy-to-follow chapter outlines and helpful text boxes to emphasize key points
Written for teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators, this comprehensive text demonstrates how brain-compatible learning environments can work to optimize learning in the classroom, reduce discipline problems, overcome learning difficulties, and increase graduation rates.