Neuroscience for teachers


Packed with examples and research-informed tips on how to enhance personal effectiveness and improve classroom delivery, 'Neuroscience for Teachers' provides accessible, practical guidance supported by the latest research evidence on the things that will help your learners to learn better.

Suitable for LSAs, NQTs, teachers, middle leaders, local authority advisers and anyone working with learners.

Contents include:

1. Neuroscience in the classroom principles and practice: getting started

2. Learning and remembering: attention, learning and memory

3. Metacognition: why it pays to teach your pupils how to think about how they think

4. Emotions and learning: classroom climate, stress and motivation

5. The individual in the classroom: what neuroscience can tell us about different abilities and some special educational needs in the classroom

6. The adolescent brain: why teenagers behave like teenagers

7. Surprises from cognitive psychology and neuroscience: why making things more difficult and less enjoyable for students in the short term can enhance long-term learning

8. Concluding remarks: developing your scientific literacy and understanding of controlled research

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Subject(s)Cross curricular, Psychology, Science
Age5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
AuthorRichard Churches, Eleanor Dommett, Ian Devonshire
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