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Brain-Based Learning
Teaching the Way Students Really Learn

Third Edition (Revised Edition)


March 2020 | 240 pages | Corwin

Learn how to teach like a pro and have fun, too!

The more you know about the brains of your students, the better you can be at your profession. Brain-based teaching gives you the tools to boost cognitive functioning, decrease discipline issues, increase graduation rates, and foster the joy of learning. This innovative, new edition of the bestselling Brain-Based Learning by Eric Jensen and master teacher and trainer Liesl McConchie provides an up-to-date, evidence-based learning approach that reveals how the brain naturally learns best in school. Based on findings from neuroscience, biology, and psychology, you will find: 

  • In-depth, relevant insights about the impact of relationships, the senses, movement, and emotions on learning
  • Savvy strategies for creating a high-quality learning environment, complete with strategies for self-care
  • Teaching tools to motivate struggling students and help them succeed that can be implemented immediately

This rejuvenated classic with its easy-to-use format remains the guide to transforming your classroom into an academic, social, and emotional success story.

 
Introduction
 
Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF BRAIN-BASED LEARNING
Ch. 1: How Your Brain Learns

 
Ch. 2: How Each Brain is Unique

 
 
PART 2: LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING
Ch. 3: How Your Senses Impact Learning

 
Ch. 4: Why Relationships Matter More than You Think

 
Ch. 5: Plasticity and Feedback

 
 
PART 3: YOUR BRAIN’S LEARNING STRENGTHS
Ch.6: How Emotions Impact Learning

 
Ch.7: Physical Movement and the Brain

 
Ch.8: The Big Why? Motivation That Works

 
 
PART 4: PUTTING THIS TOGETHER IN YOUR CLASSROOM
Ch. 9: Start with the Learning Climate

 
Ch. 10: Better Classroom Learning

 
Ch. 11: Getting Your Brain to Work with You (Not Against You) Self-Care

 

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ISBN: 9781544364544

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