ERIC Number: EJ827547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 8
Workshops: Extend Learning beyond Your Presentation with These Brain-Friendly Strategies
Tate, Marcia L.
Journal of Staff Development, v30 n1 p44-46 Win 2009
Whether one is perusing the brain research, learning-style theory or proven professional development practices, there are strategies that, by their very nature, take advantage of the way brains acquire information. While these strategies facilitate instruction for K-12 students, they work equally well for adult learners. This article outlines 10 professional development tips which can make a meeting, workshop, or course unforgettable--and more importantly, effective. A list of 20 brain-compatible strategies is included.
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Educational Strategies, Learning Strategies, Design Requirements, Program Design, Teacher Workshops, Inservice Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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