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How the Brain Learns

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ISBN-10: 0761977651

ISBN-13: 9780761977650

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: David A. Sousa

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David Sousas practical and powerful bestseller on brain research and education enters the 21 st century with a valuable updated edition, incorporating the previously published main text, the companion learning manual, and the latest discoveries in neuroscience and learning. How the Brain Learns has always focused on the information that can help teachers turn research on brain function into practical classroom activities and lessons. The second edition still includes basic brain facts that can help students learn, insights on how the brain processes information, and tips on maximizing retention using "down time." And now Sousa takes it further, building on the latest information…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 9/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of 15 books that suggest ways that educators and parents can translate current brain research into strategies for improving learning. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the Pre-K to 12 and university levels. He has made presentations to more than 100,000 educators at national conventions of educational organizations and to regional and local school districts across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.Dr. Sousa has a bachelorrsquo;s degree in…    

Preface to the Second Edition
About the Author
Introduction
Basic Brain Facts and Brain Development
How the Brain Processes Information
Memory, Retention, and Learning
The Power of Transfer
Brain Specialization and Learning
The Brain and the Arts
Thinking Skills and Learning
Putting It All Together: Planning for Today and Tomorrow
Glossary
Bibliography
Index