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ERIC Number: EJ868337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-0013-175X
Brain-Compatible Teaching and Learning: Implications for Teacher Education
Radin, Jean L.
Educational Horizons, v88 n1 p40-50 Fall 2009
University schools of education are challenged to prepare future teachers using best practices. Knowledge of brain research helps provide one piece of a multidisciplinary conceptual framework for educators as they articulate and enhance effective teaching. This qualitative study discovered recommendations for the best brain-compatible instructional characteristics from the current literature, and it investigated to what extent exemplary secondary teachers incorporate those characteristics into teacher preparation programs and classroom practice. Findings indicate that, although the exemplary teachers could be labeled "brain-compatible," gaps exist in their ability to articulate their successful techniques. Recommendations include incorporating brain research within teacher preparation courses.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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