This updated edition of the powerful bestseller examines new research on brain functioning and translates this information into effective classroom strategies and activities.
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David A. Sousa, EdD, is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than a dozen books that translate brain research into strategies for improving learning. He has presented to more than 200,000 educators across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He has taught high school chemistry and served in administrative positions, including superintendent of schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published dozens of articles in leading journals. His books have been published in French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, and several other languages. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) and has received honorary degrees and awards for his commitment to research, professional development, and science education. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and National Public Radio to discuss his work with schools using brain research.Review:
"When it comes to brain research, David Sousa is first among peers. His straightforward explanation of the intricacies of the brain, based on solid research, turns theory into practice and allows educators to immediately operationalize concepts into classroom practice." (Jim Grant, International Educator, Author, Keynote Speaker 2005-11-10)
"How the Brain Learns is an excellent text for educators who are looking to take the next step beyond the confines of the traditional model of direct instruction and who wish to ground their professional development in research about the brain. The chapter on ′The Brain and the Arts′ in particular is superb." (Geoffrey Caine, Executive Director 2005-11-10)
"David Sousa will open your mind to the latest brain research that can be applied to classroom practice. This book belongs in the hands of every teacher for practical applications of cutting-edge findings that help us understand how the brain learns best. Sousa is a pioneer in the field of brain-compatible learning, and his ability to synthesize the research is even better in this latest edition of How the Brain Learns." (Marilee Sprenger, Professional Development Consultant 2005-11-14)
"A wonderful and thorough compendium of how our brain learns. Packed with both scientific and practical information." (Eric Jensen, Speaker, Author, Trainer and Consultant 2005-11-14)
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Book Description Corwin, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111412936616
Book Description Corwin. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1412936616 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0583770