ERIC Number: ED494303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
The author of this book combs through brain research and pulls out the information that is most valid and relevant to classroom teaching. It describes how to enhance students' memory and test-taking abilities and presents ways to captivate and hold students' attention and encourage their participation and progress. This is the first book ever written by an author who is both a neurologist and a classroom teacher. Following a preface, this book comprises four chapters: (1) Memory, Learning, and Test-Taking Success; (2) Strategies to Captivate Students' Attention; (3) How Stress and Emotion Affect Learning; and (4) Assessment That Builds Dendrites. The book concludes with a Bibliography; Afterword (The Future is Now); About the Author; Related ASCD Resources: The Brain and Learning; and An ASCD Study Guide for Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning.
Descriptors: Memory, Study Guides, Brain, Educational Change, Test Coaching, Test Wiseness, Learning Strategies, Attention, Student Participation, Student Motivation, Stress Variables, Teaching Methods, Research, Emotional Response, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Neurological Organization
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.