Paperback, 464 pages, $29.95
In this book, Transforming Your Teaching: Practical Classroom Strategies Informed by Cognitive Neuroscience, Kimberly Carraway, a leading educator and “teacher of teachers,” not only summarizes the most essential principles of how the brain learns, but also unpacks hundreds of ready-to-use applications of research in the classroom, translating the science into teaching strategies and learning activities that optimize student outcomes.
“Finally a user-friendly book to help teachers of all grades! The book simplifies the complexities of the brain, enabling educators to teach effectively in the 21st century classroom. I highly recommend that faculty read this book and invite Kimberly to visit their school; it will be one of the most meaningful and productive professional development opportunities a school can provide to their faculty.” —Matthew Treat, Director of the Academic Support Program, Hopkins School
Transforming Your Teaching is not about doing more. It’s about doing things more effectively. With brain-based tips for instructional design, knowledge assessment, and the enhancement of learning skills like time management, note-taking, attention, reading comprehension, organization, and memory, this user-friendly book will empower teachers, administrators, and parents to maximize retention and classroom success for their K-12 students.
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