ERIC Number: ED423138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Discover Your Brain: Emotion and Attention. How Our Brain Determines What's Important. Grades 5-8.
Margulies, Nancy; Sylwester, Robert
This teacher's guide presents current scientific research on the process of human learning and stresses the importance of metacognition. Focus is placed on the integrated pair of concepts, emotion and attention, with analogies to traffic conditions being employed to aid understanding. Background information on human emotion and attention, a poster, instructions for the ten emotion and the five attention-related instructional activities, and handouts and overhead masters are included. (DDR)
Descriptors: Attention, Biology, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Mental Health, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Curriculum
Zephyr Press, P.O. Box 66006, Tucson, AZ 85728-6006; kit, including booklet, poster and audiotape ($32).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Poster and Audiotape components not available from EDRS.