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Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference

Here Brian Pete and Robin Fogarty explain how the brain learns best and all the things teachers can do to facilitate the learning part of the teaching scene.

They present a unique organization of Renate and Geoffrey Caine's twelve brain principles. The twelve principles are arranged in four specific quadrants. Each quadrant speaks to a particular aspect of the high-achieving classroom and highlights how instructional decisions are governed by the twelve principles. The Table of Contents:

Part One: Climate for Learning
Challenge/Threat: Learning Principle
Emotions/Cognition: Learning Principle
Focused/Peripheral: Learning Principle
Part Two: Skills of Learning
Parts/Whole: Learning Principle
Spatial/Rote: Learning Principle
Parallel Processing: Learning Principle
Part Three: Interactions With Learning
Physiology: Learning Principle
Brain Uniqueness: Learning Principle
Social/Experience: Learning Principle
Part Four: Learning About Learning
Meaning: Learning Principle
Patterning: Learning Principle
Conscious/Unconscious: Learning Principle

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (October 20, 2015)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781634503594