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Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades K-2 / Edition 1

Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades K-2 / Edition 1

by David A. SousaDavid A. Sousa


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Step-by-step lesson plans help you enhance student learning by using research-based, brain-compatible activities in your classroom.

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Step-by-step lesson plans provide research-based, brain-compatible activities to teach topics across the curriculum, enhance student learning, and transform teaching practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412952712
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/27/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

David A. Sousa, Ed D, 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.

Table of Contents

Connections to Standards
Put It Into Practice
1. Language Arts
Blending Bowl
You'll Never Guess
Flashcard Hop
Segmenting Blues
Fluency in Motion
2. Math
Geomtery Lingo
Fun Facts
Money Counts
Measurement Relay
Graphing Similes
3. Social Studies
Home Sweet Home
Visualizing Democracy
Relationship Hoops
"Did You See That? "
Families on Target
4. Science
Pasta Challenge
Natural or Human-made
Turn on to Technology
What's in the Jar?
Whales and Sharks
5. Physical Education and the Arts
Color Changes Everything
What's In a Name?
We've Got the Beat
Acting Out in Reading

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