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From the brain to the classroom : the encyclopedia of learning

From the brain to the classroom : the encyclopedia of learning

Author: Sheryl Feinstein
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2014] ©2014 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
Comprising more than 100 entries, "From the Brain to the Classroom: The Encyclopedia of Learning" gathers experts in the fields of education, neuroscience, and psychology to examine how specific areas of the brain work in thought processes, and identifies how educators can apply what neuroscience has discovered to refine their teaching and instructional techniques.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xv, 589 pages
(DLC) 2013028058
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Feinstein
ISBN: 9781610695404 1610695402 9781785399206 1785399209
OCLC Number: 957636617
Description: 1 online resource (124 entries) : 30 images
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Entries: A: ADD and ADHD; Addiction; Adolescent addiction; Adolescent cognitive development; Adolescent social and emotional development; Adult brain; Aggression; Aging brain; Anatomy of the brain; Anger; Animal Studies; Anorexia; Aroma and learning; Art; Assessment; At-risk behavior; Attention; Auditory development and learning; Autism spectrum disorders --
B: Behaviorism; Beverages; Bilingualism; Blindness --
C: Challenge and enrichment; Classroom environment; Classroom management; Cognitive disabilities; Communication; Constructivism; Creativity; Critical periods (sensitive periods); Critical thinking --
D: Deaf and hard of hearing; Depression; Distributed intelligence; Drama --
E: Early childhood brain; Early childhood brain and physical movement; Emotion; Emotional intelligence; Emotionally and behaviorally challenged; Emotionally and behaviorally disturbed; Episodic memory --
F: Feedback; Fetal alcohol syndrome; Forgetting --
G: Gender differences; Gifted --
H: Handling specific problems in classroom management --
I: Infant brain; Information-processing model; IQ --
L: Language acquisition and disorders; Learning cycle; Learning disabilities; Learning styles; Legal culpability and correctional facilities --
M: Mastery; Math; Mirror neurons; Moral development; Motivation; Mozart effect; Multimedia technology; Multiple intelligences; Music --
N: Nature of knowledge; Nutrition --
O: Obesity. P: Patterns and programs; Pedagogy; Physical environment; Physical movement; Play; Pleasure and love; Poverty; Prenatal brain; Proactive classroom management strategies; Procedural memory; Processing time --
R: Reading and comprehension; Reading and fluency; Reading and miscue analysis; Reading in the content area; Reading vocabulary and word recognition --
S: Schizophrenia; Self-efficacy; Self-esteem; Semantic memory; Sexual learning; Sleep; Social context of learning; Spirituality; Stress; Suggestopedia (accelerated Learning) --
T: Teaching model for the brain; Technology; Television; Transfer; Trauma --
V: Video games; Visual brain; Visuals and classroom management --
W: Writing --
Primary documents: Addiction; Bilingualism; Constructivism; Language acquisition and disorders; Moral development; Multimedia technology; Physical movement; Reading and fluency; Technology; Trauma --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
About the editor --
About the contributors.
Responsibility: Sheryl Feinstein, editor.


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