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Transforming your teaching : practical classroom strategies informed by cognitive neuroscience

Author: Kimberly Carraway
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Series: Norton books in education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Teachers are forever searching for ways to help students raise test scores or improve memory and organizational skills. Brain research is finally beginning to show them now they can shape their daily teaching practices to best meet these kinds of needs, and more, in their students. But how is a teacher to make sense of all the studies, research reports, and papers? How can you know what will actually work in the
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly Carraway
ISBN: 9780393706314 0393706311
OCLC Number: 864787734
Description: xviii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The brain and the learning process --
Factors that affect the learning process --
Designing instruction that increases retention --
Creating informative assessments --
Strategies for improving attention --
Organization ideas and methods --
Techniques for time management --
Reading-comprehension strategies --
Note-taking techniques --
The study process and memory strategies --
Test-taking strategies --
Developing a personal action plan.
Series Title: Norton books in education.
Responsibility: Kimberly Carraway.

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Successful teaching techniques informed by the latest research about how kids' brains work.  Read more...

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