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Super Teaching
Over 1000 Practical Strategies

Fourth Edition
  • Eric Jensen - Jensen Learning, San Diego, CA, Centre for Women's Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka


© 2009 | 216 pages | Corwin

"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.

 
Preface
 
Changes in the Fourth Edition
 
Acknowledgments
 
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
 
References
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1


"Covers many topics in one book, making it a good reference. The book will appeal to teachers new to the profession and experienced teachers who need a little motivation and a few ideas."

Susan Bailey, Reading Specialist
Mequon-Thiensville School District, WI

"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

"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

I have used this book to find out how the students would prefer to be taught. They have read through the pages, and ask me to try out different methods. This has improved engagement

Mr Michael Smith
Public Services , Central Bedfordshire College
June 23, 2015

Absolutely loved this book, a great read, well presented and easily understood and digested.
Recommended to all my leaners.

Mrs Jill Gilby
Training & Development, CERT Ltd
December 18, 2014
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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