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ERIC Number: ED442749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 161
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6745-4
A Biological Brain in a Cultural Classroom: Applying Biological Research to Classroom Management.
Sylwester, Robert
This book applies the latest in brain research and learning theory to classroom management. The concepts of psychoneurophysiology are made readily accessible. The book offers creative data gathering activities to help students manage their own behavior and to help teachers learn how their own behavior impacts the classroom environment. The seven chapters are as follows: (1) "The Biological and Cultural Foundations of Classroom Management"; (2) "The Multiple-Everything Modular Bodybrain that Schools Seek to Manage"; (3) "Expending Energy: Who's in Charge"; (4) "Creating Biological and Cultural Space"; (5) "Spending, Saving, and Using Time"; (6) "Managing Movement"; and (7) "Exploring Range as a Dimension of Classroom Management." (Contains 72 references.) (SM)
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218. Tel: 805-499-9774; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A