Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Revised 2nd Edition

January 10, 2020 - Comment

Discusses how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching.

Discusses how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching.

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Anonymous says:

Highly informative and insightful Very informative and provides a thorough understanding of how the processes taking place in the brain affect all aspects of the way in which people learn. The brain is constantly changing and evolving, influencing our moods, thoughts, and actions. Jensen covers all of the various stages of brain development from conception through the teen years. He demonstrates how parents can create optimal conditions for their children’s brains by creating secure emotional attachments with them, providing…

Anonymous says:

Taught an old dog new tricks!! This book was great! Before you got to the hands-on techniques (which I will use with strategic abandon this year in my high school math classroom), you get a thorough, scientific explanation of the most recent brain research. It was well worth reading this research at an in-depth level before I got to the techniques. There are quotes I pulled out from all sections of this book, not just for me to read on a weekly basis while lesson planning, but to post around the classroom to educate and…

Anonymous says:

Not A Gripping Read, But Some Practical Insights Are Provided Eric Jensen is a former teacher and the author of more than two dozen books on learning and the brain. His Teaching with the Brain in Mind was published 13 years ago, but this second edition was revised and updated six years ago. The book is approximately 160 pages not including the glossary, references, and index. It consists of 12 chapters that provide a basic introduction to the anatomy of the brain and how to apply brain research in the classroom.The basic message of Jensen’s…

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