The Best of Corwin: Educational Neuroscience

Corwin Press
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Learn about the brain from some of the finest minds in education

Featuring the works of recognized pioneers in the nascent field of educational neuroscience, this cutting-edge collection shows how to apply current brain research to teaching and learning. Chapter topics include:

  • Brain structures and development from birth through adolescence
  • What causes the brain to pay attention and remember
  • How the brain learns to read and calculate
  • Differences between the male and female brain
  • The social and academic needs of students with learning difficulties
  • Strategies for keeping students’ brains engaged, focused and energized
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About the author

David A. Sousa, EdD, is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than a dozen books that translate brain research into strategies for improving learning. He has presented to more than 200,000 educators across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He has taught high school chemistry and served in administrative positions, including superintendent of schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published dozens of articles in leading journals. His books have been published in French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, and several other languages. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) and has received honorary degrees and awards for his commitment to research, professional development, and science education. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and National Public Radio to discuss his work with schools using brain research.

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Publisher
Corwin Press
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Published on
Sep 21, 2011
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Pages
200
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ISBN
9781452296579
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / General
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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