Fierce Teaching Purpose, Passion, and What Matters Most

ISBN-10: 1412963303
ISBN-13: 9781412963305
Edition: 2009
Authors: Eric Jensen
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Transform students' learning experiences with brain-friendly strategies that work every time, in every setting! Noted brain expert Eric Jensen shows teachers how they can achieve consistent , positive teaching and learning results using powerful brain-compatible teaching methods that meet specific criteria. This reader-friendly model covers both process and content and identifies specific characteristics of successful strategies, including techniques that are: Easy to learn and implement Adaptable for differentiated instruction and individual learning styles Applicable to all grade levels Teacher-tested and proven to deliver results in any school setting Aligned with current brain and cognitive science research

Preface
About the Author
Introduction
Body and Emotional Connections Made
Body-Mind Emotional Engagement
Five Key Emotional States
Safety
Vesting
Connection
Alertness
Hope
Feedback and Error Correction
The Importance of Feedback
A Case for Feedback Styles
Using Feedback Types
What Makes Feedback Work So Well?
Feedback Should Be Reliable
Input-to-Output Ratio
Who's Doing the Learning?
The Truth About Time in Learning
Mastery of Material Through Time
The Brain's Perspective on Learning
Working Memory
Consolidating the Learning
Hippocampus Overload
Cortical Limitations
How Does the Need for Time Translate Into the School Day?
The Importance of Rest Time
Elaboration for Depth
What Is Elaboration?
Preparation for Elaborative Learning
Elaboration Categories
The "How-to" of Elaboration
Five Elaboration Strategies
Elaboration Alternatives
Recall and Memory Management
What Makes Purposeful Memory Encoding So Good?
Seven Approaches for Repetition to Get Memories Encoded
Pre-exposure
Priming
Prior Knowledge Activation
Post-viewing
Guided Practice
Revision With Links
Content Coherence
What Is Coherence?
Texts With Coherence
Teaching for Coherence
Increasing Key Structural Knowledge
Experiential Learning
Semantic Support
The Use of Models
S-U-P-E-D Up Learning
Sleeping on It
Environmental Management
The Four Environmental Domains
Physical Environments
How Do Environments Affect Us?
Indoor Air Quality
Acoustic Quality
Classroon Lighting
Classroom Temperature
The Social Environment
Social Influences on Our Brains, Bodies, and Lives
Positive Social Structures Work Miracles
Independent Learners
Classroom Dialogues to Build Social Structures
Social Status Strategies in Motion
Academic Climate Management
The Five Success Factors
Celebrate and Affirm the Learning
Life-Path Guidance
The Use of Traditions
Instructional Variety
Student Asset Building
Managing the Cultural Environment
The Culture of "Success" Is All About Achievement
The Counterculture of Success Is That of Disengagement From the System
The School Culture of Character Values Such as Responsibility, Honesty, and Fairness
The Counterculture to Character Is Rebellion
The Culture of Being Respected and Being Somebody
The Counterculture Exists Where Students Disrespect Others
Building Positive Cultures
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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