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The Best of Corwin free pdf To assist in the challenges faced by all school leaders, Corwin Press has published thousands of books for teachers and school leaders, including many seminal works that brought together important academic research, creative new ideas, and concrete, practical strategies to help improve the professional lives of educators. Now, Corwin launches its "Best of Corwino Series" to showcase key chapters from a variety of critically-acclaimed Corwin publications to give readers a useful overview of multiple perspectives on important education issues and topics - like Equity, Technology, Differentiated Instruction, and others. This "Best of Corwin" volume includes some of the most important chapters from Corwin's books on educational neuroscience and brain-compatible teaching. The selected chapters are devoted to understanding what research findings have implications for what we do in schools and classrooms. The chapters for this volume are arranged in three sections. Part I focuses on the developing brain and includes chapters on brain structures, on movement, and on the mysteries of the adolescent brain. Part II looks at the brain in school and includes chapters on how the brain learns to read and calculate, on differences between the male and female brain, and on understanding some of the social and academic needs of students with learning difficulties. Part III contains valuable and tested instructional strategies for all students. It includes chapters on reducing stress in the classroom, and on how to keep the students' brain engaged, focused, and energized.

About David A. Sousa

David A. Sousa, Ed.D., is an international consultant in educational neuroscience. He has made presentations to more than 200,000 educators at national conventions of educational organizations and has conducted workshops on brain research and science education in hundreds of school districts and colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Dr. Sousa has a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts, a master of arts in teaching degree in science from Harvard University, and a doctorate from Rutgers University. His teaching experience covers all levels. He has taught senior high school science, served as a K-12 director of science, supervisor of instruction, and district superintendent in New Jersey schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University for ten years and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) . Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published numerous books and articles in leading educational journals on staff development, science education, and brain research. He has received awards from professional associations and school districts for his commitment and contributions to research, staff development, and science education. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award and an honorary doctorate in education from Bridgewater State University and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Gratz College in Philadelphia. He has been interviewed on the NBC Today show, by other television programs, and by National Public Radio about his work with schools using brain research. He makes his home in south Florida.

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Author : David A. Sousa
Publisher : Corwin Press Inc
Data Published : 16 November 2011
ISBN : 1452217343
EAN : 9781452217345
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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