New Book co-authored with Gayle Gregory! Solution Tree - September 2011
Mind, brain, and education (MBE) is a growing field that is incorporating neuroscience and cognitive and educational psychology into the world of education. While sometimes intimidating, neuroscience offers great insights into our students and how to best reach them. Teachers do not need to become neuroscientists to accomplish this, but having a basic understanding of the brain and how it operates can serve as a solid foundation for designing optimal classroom environments, curricula, and instructional strategies. This easy-to-comprehend guide pares down the vast field of neuroscience and covers the brain basics that affect your classroom the most—attention, memory, emotions, and stress. With a variety of simple brain-compatible strategies, you’ll see a measurable difference in your differentiated classrooms.Think Big, Start Small pares down the vast field of neuroscience and provides educators with simple brain-compatible strategies that will make a difference in their differentiated classrooms.