Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach

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9781412965019: Different Brains, Different Learners: How to Reach the Hard to Reach

Give hard-to-reach students the tools for lifelong success and watch test scores improve!

Updated throughout and packed with powerful strategies to help students improve brain function, this second edition presents a concise outline for identifying the symptoms and causes of prevalent impairments such as oppositional disorder, learned helplessness, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, dyscalculia, depression, auditory processing deficits, and more. The author demonstrates how to effectively guide students with learning difficulties and: 

  • Recognize the most common conditions that challenge learners
  • Accommodate the specific learning needs of students with learning impairments
  • Minimize disruptions for other students

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Eric Jensen is a former teacher and current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university level and is currently completing his PhD in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, the nation’s first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with over 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 21 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, Jensen has made over 45 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with countless neuroscientists. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers for 25 years worldwide in this field. He is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, lasting difference in the way we learn.

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“The author truly understands what educators need to know to provide the opportunities for success that every child needs.” (Gerard Dery, Principal 2008-04-17)

“This is the book that teachers would keep on the shelf by their desk for quick reference, ideas, inspiration, and hope.” (Mary Beth Cary, Teacher 2008-04-17)

“This is clearly a book that all educators should have and use as a resource for students and parents.” (Debra Paradowski, Administrator 2008-04-17)

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