PrefaceChanges in the Fourth EditionAcknowledgmentsAbout the Author1. How Teaching Changes Lives2. How Students Learn3. Learning Environment4. Lesson Planning With the Standards5. Learner Differences6. Assessment for Learning7. Super Mind-Sets8. They All Have Special Needs9. Poverty's Influence on Kids10. Critical Connections11. Learning to Remember12. Listening Secrets13. Engagement and Motivation Strategies14. Fine-Tuning Your Presentation15. The Productive Nature of Using Rituals16. Managing Students' Emotional States With Music and Energizers17. Running Your Class Successfully18. Ways to Create a Thriving SelfReferencesIndex
Eric Jensen is a former teacher and current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university level and is currently completing his PhD in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, the nation's first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with over 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 21 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, Jensen has made over 45 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with countless neuroscientists. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers for 25 years worldwide in this field. He is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, lasting difference in the way we learn.
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