How the brain learns
The third edition of How the Brain Learns continues to focus on helping educators turn research on brain functioning into practical classroom strategies. This edition includes information on how the brain processes information and how this helps students learn, tips on maximizing student retention using "down time," and such familiar pedagogy from previous editions as the Practitioner's Corner, Key Points to Ponder, and pre- and post-assessments to measure the reader's knowledge.
New to the third edition is:
Updated information on the Information Processing Model to reflect newer terminology and understandings about memory systems. Updated and exciting new research about language acquisition and how the brain learns to read. An expanded chapter on thinking skills including the recently revised version of Bloom's Taxonomy. More examples of how emotions influence learning and memory. New Practitioner's Corners. An updated resource section that includes additional books and Internet sites. More primary sources for those who wish to review the actual research studies.
Show health and safety information
Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.