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Engaging 'Tweens and Teens A Brain-Compatible Approach to Reaching Middle and High School Students

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ISBN-10: 1890460494

ISBN-13: 9781890460495

Edition: 2007

Authors: Raleigh Philp

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"A must read for all educators who want to get inside the teenage brain." -Eric Jensen, Author and Consultant "Masterfully distills brain research into easily understood concepts, connecting each to simple teaching methods that lead to peak academic performance." -Jeff Haebig, President, Wellness Quest Make connections in the adolescent brain! Teachers and parents know all too well-teens are one of the most unpredictable forces of nature. Armed with a solid understanding of subject matter and the very best of intentions, even the most skillful teachers face roadblocks in decoding the frustrating and often puzzling behavior of adolescents. New findings in brain research, however, are…    
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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Raleigh Philp has taught at every level of public and private school from grade school through graduate school. Currently, he is a consultant for the California State Department of Educations health related programs, and an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, teaching science and health methods courses in the graduate school of education. Over the last decade, Raleigh has devoted his academic efforts to studying the literature on brain research.nbsp; He is primarily interested in the application of neuroscience to learning. He is committed to helping educators better understand adolescent brain development so they may focus their instruction to reach students with varied learning…    

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