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How the Gifted Brain Learns

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Translates the latest neuroscientific findings into practical strategies for identifying, understanding, and engaging gifted learners in different subjects, grade levels, demographics, and special need areas.

Learning and the Brain Pack

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LEARNING AND THE BRAIN PACK David A Sousa International Educational Consultant ········ Price £115 SAVE £28 ··········· HOW THE BRAIN LEARNS Second Edition How the Brain Learns focuses on the information that can help teachers turn research on brain function into practical activities and lessons. The Second Edition includes basic brain facts that can help students learn, insights on how the brain processes information, and tips on maximizing retention using "down time." 2000 · 320 pages Paper (0-7619-7765-1) · £31.00 HOW THE SPECIAL NEEDS BRAIN LEARNS 'The book's greatest strength may be its logical explanation of why today's students develop and learn differently, so that a functionally unchanging educational system is no longer appropriate in meeting learner needs' - Choice 2001 · 238 pages Paper (0-7619-7851-8) · £27.00 HOW THE GIFTED BRAIN LEARNS Shows how the brain processes information and offers both simple and complex strategies that will help identify and challenge gifted students in the classroom. Building on the latest discoveries in neuroscience, learning and the nature of intelligence, this book examines why traditional talent-identification techniques are inadequate (and often inaccurate), and presents methods that will allow identification of giftedness and talent potential with greater accuracy than ever before. 2002 · 290 pages Paper (0-7619-3829-X) · £27.00 THE LEADERSHIP BRAIN How to Lead Today's Schools More Effectively `As educators struggle with the demands of No Child Left Behind, David Sousa offers practical ideas for linking the research being done by neuroscientists to the real world of learning in the classroom' - The School Administrator `The Leadership Brain is an incredible resource. David Sousa has taken brain research and made it meaningful to principals by showing them how a basic understanding of this 2003 · 310 Paper (0-7619-3910-5) · £27.00 HOW THE BRAIN LEARNS TO READ `How the Brain Learns to Read makes the important connections between reading and brain research accessible for teachers and parents. It is definitely a book that I will recommend to teachers and my undergraduate and graduate students' - Diane Barone, Professor of Literary Studies, University of Nevada, Reno 2004 · 246 pages Paper (1-4129-0601-6) · £31.00

How the ELL Brain Learns

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Raise your ELL success quotient and watch student achievement soar! How the ELL Brain Learns combines current research on how the brain learns language with strategies for teaching English language learners. Award-winning author and brain research expert David A. Sousa describes the linguistic reorganization needed to acquire another language after the age of 5 years. He supplements this knowledge with immediately applicable tools, including: A self-assessment pretest for gauging your understanding of how the brain learns languages Brain-compatible strategies for teaching both English learners across content areas An entire chapter about how to detect English language learning problems

David A Sousa s How the Brain Learns

Author : David A. Sousa
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Sousa provides teachers with the practical strategies and understanding needed to reach every student in the general and inclusive classroom—including the most challenged, challenging, and highly accomplished students. This collection of Sousa's best-selling books for classroom teachers includes: How the Brain Learns, Fourth Edition How the Brain Learns to Read How the Gifted Brain Learns, Second Edition How the Special Needs Brain Learns, Second Edition

How the ELL Brain Learns

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Raise your ELL success quotient and watch student achievement soar! How the ELL Brain Learns combines current research on how the brain learns language with strategies for teaching English language learners. Award-winning author and brain research expert David A. Sousa describes the linguistic reorganization needed to acquire another language after the age of 5 years. He supplements this knowledge with immediately applicable tools, including: A self-assessment pretest for gauging your understanding of how the brain learns languages Brain-compatible strategies for teaching both English learners across content areas An entire chapter about how to detect English language learning problems

How the Brain Learns to Read

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Arm educators with the most current neuroscientific information available on reading and effective learning and start students down a lifelong path as successful readers.

Special Education in Contemporary Society 4th Ed How the Special Needs Brain Learns 2nd Ed

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Growing Up Gifted

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""Don't confuse the IQ with the child; the child is much more." "" --from Barbara Clark's, "Growing Up Gifted, 8e"" Covering preschool through secondary education, "Growing Up Gifted, 8e" explores who gifted learners are, how they become gifted, and discusses methods used to support their learning, growth, and development. Grounded in the latest research on brain function, this edition considers how these new findings can improve teaching tools and learning experiences for gifted students. Revised chapters address culturally responsive teaching, alternative environments, and various models for gifted education. Building on its trusted reputation, this edition helps readers understand intelligence, create environments that maximize gifts and talents, and implement services that develop the potential of gifted learners. New to This Edition - Updated research on the brain as it applies to intelligence and learning (Chapters 1, 2, 4, 7, and 10), provides the latest information on how the brain learns and ways to use this data to improve teaching tools and experiences for gifted students. - Revised Chapter 7 incorporates new practices and models related to culturally responsive teaching and giftedness and addresses a wider variety of programming possibilities for gifted learners in minority and underserved populations. - Revised Chapter 9 includes more information on how to create an alternative school for adolescent gifted learners and new models such as RtI by exploring different ways to better serve gifted learners and meet their learning needs. - Improved charts and graphs (Chapter 9 and Chapter 10) organize ideas and procedures into easily read visuals so readers can better understand concepts and use chapter material.

Differentiation for the Adolescent Learner

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Activate learning with practical techniques that put brain research and technology into practice! Translating brain research into practical classroom strategies, this valuable resource for adolescent-centered teaching provides keys to curriculum design, instruction, and assessment within the context of a developmentally appropriate, differentiated approach. This book focuses on learners’ intellectual, social, and emotional needs and equips teachers with: A six-point differentiation model Tactics tailored to English Language Learners, gifted learners, and students with special needs Ways to capitalize on technology Brain-friendly instructional practices grounded in universal design for learning (UDL) Techniques to create environments aligned with adolescents’ specific developmental needs

How the Brain Learns Mathematics

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Learn how the brain processes mathematical concepts and why some students develop math anxiety! David A. Sousa discusses the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties. This award-winning text examines: Children’s innate number sense and how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships Rationales for modifying lessons to meet the developmental learning stages of young children, preadolescents, and adolescents How to plan lessons in PreK–12 mathematics Implications of current research for planning mathematics lessons, including discoveries about memory systems and lesson timing Methods to help elementary and secondary school teachers detect mathematics difficulties Clear connections to the NCTM standards and curriculum focal points

Brain Compatible Activities for Mathematics Grades 2 3

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Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, this resource offers ready-to-use lessons that include brain-compatible math activities, step-by-step instructions for the teacher, and all the necessary reproducibles.

Brain Compatible Activities for Mathematics Grades K 1

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Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, this resource offers ready-to-use lessons that include brain-compatible math activities, step-by-step instructions for the teacher, and all the necessary reproducibles.

Brain Compatible Activities for Mathematics Grades 4 5

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Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, this resource offers ready-to-use lessons that include brain-compatible math activities, step-by-step instructions for the teacher, and all the necessary reproducibles.

Facilitator s Guide How the Brain Learns

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A powerful staff development tool for applying brain research in the classroom--can be used for half-day, one-day, and two-day workshops.

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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Wisconsin Standards for Technology and Engineering

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Dylan Discovers His Brain

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Your brain is behind everything you do! In fact, if it were not for your brain, you would not be reading this sentence. Take a fun and colorful trip through one of the most complex parts of your body. Together, you and Dylan will discover some of the most exciting parts of your brain and what they do for you every day. Oh, and just wait until you meet your tour guide...

Bibliographic Guide to Education 2003

Author : GK Hall
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The "Bibliographic Guide to Education" lists recent publications cataloged during the past year by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by publications in the field of education cataloged by The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library, selected on the basis of subject headings. Non-book materials, including theses, are included in this "Guide," with the exception of serials. All aspects and levels of education are represented in this "Guide," including such areas as: American elementary and secondary education, higher and adult education, early childhood education, history and philosophy of education, applied pedagogy, international and comparative education, educational administration, education of the culturally disadvantaged and physically handicapped, nursing education and education of minorities and women. Also well covered are the administrative reports of departments of education for various countries and for U.S. states and large cities. The Teachers College collection covers over 200 distinct educational systems. Works in all languages are included. The" Bibliographic Guide to Education" serves in part as an annual supplement to the "Dictionary Catalog of the Teachers College Library, Columbia University" (G.K. Hall & Co., 1970) and Supplements ("First Supplement," 1971; "Second Supplement," 1973; "Third Supplement," 1977).

Inspiring Middle School Minds

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Discusses the middle school period in gifted education, research on brain structure and chemistry in learning and adolescence, memory, classroom organization, learning styles, and methods of extending and enhancing teaching.

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