Wiring The Brain For Reading

Author: Marilee B. Sprenger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118234146
Size: 78.87 MB
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Using the latest neuroscience research to enhance literacy instruction Wiring the Brain for Reading introduces teachers to aspects of the brain's functions that are essential to language and reading development. Marilee Sprenger, a specialist in learning and the brain, provides practical, brain friendly, strategies for teaching essential skills like phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The author's innovative approach aligns well with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and is designed to enhance students' motivation and excitement in reading. Offers a clear explanation of brain functioning in order to enhance language and reading instruction Incorporates proven literacy strategies, games, and activities as well as classroom examples Aligns with Common Core State Standards for learning to read, developing fluency, and interpreting complex texts Wiring the Brain for Reading offers practical strategies for applying the latest research in neuroscience and learning to the classroom.

Brain Literacy For Educators And Psychologists

Author: Virginia Wise Berninger
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780120928712
Size: 71.69 MB
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Although educators are expected to bring about functional changes in the brain--the organ of human learning--they are given no formal training in the structure, function or development of the brain in formal or atypically developing children as part of their education. This book is organized around three conceptual themes: First, the interplay between nature (genetics) and nurture (experience and environment) is emphasized. Second, the functional systems of the brain are explained in terms of how they lead to reading, writing and mathematics and the design of instruction. Thirdly, research is presented, not as a finished product, but as a step forward within the field of educational neuropsychology. The book differs from neuropsychology and neuroscience books in that it is aimed at practitioners, focuses on high incidence neuropsychological conditions seen in the classroom, and is the only book that integrates both brain research with the practice of effective literacy, and mathematics instruction of the general and special education school-aged populations.

Brain Framing

Author: Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787787078
Size: 14.80 MB
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Brain Framing is a book of ideas for ?thinking about thinking? in the classroom, ideas to help us frame the brains of students in ways that are productive, powerful, and personal. This book will help teachers to engage brains in three fresh ways: framing student learning into more personalized experiences that utilize new research on the brain, the body, and the spirit; creating brain-friendly classroom environments that link sensory and cognitive experiences in ways that reduce stress for both the teacher and the student; and organizing content into meaningful ?chunks and layers? that fit into the unique frames of students? brains. Filled with a variety of new teaching strategies, curriculum-enhancing ideas, lesson-planning samples and reproducible templates based on current scientific research, Brain Framing is the perfect resource for any teacher who wants to begin ?planning with the brain in mind.?

Michigan In Brief

Author: Public Sector Consultants, Inc
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780972107303
Size: 18.50 MB
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Ojective discussion of more than forty Michigan public policy issues, presenting background information, points of contention and consensus, and sources of additional information. Includes a summary of Michigan's political, cultural, and economic history; descriptions of the three branches of state government; an explanation of the state budget process; and a description of Michigan's nonprofit sector.

Peak With Books

Author: Majorie R. Nelsen
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN:
Size: 65.28 MB
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`This is a large, handsome, serious and worthy book from the US. It even has a foreword from that guru of "read aloud books", Jim Trelease' - Nursery World This book will provide caregivers and teachers with a simple, hands-on guide to the experience of reading to young children. The authors outline 42 of the best books for reading aloud and provide follow-up activities that clarify or expand the child's understanding of the story.