Friday, December 9, 2011

From Edutopia - Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning (Free Guide)

http://www.edutopia.org/brain-based-learning-strategies-resource-guide

In this free classroom resource guide, you’ll get practical tips across the K-12 spectrum -- a reading list and a variety of resources to help you learn more about this fascinating field. To help you and your students learn more about their own brain power, we’ve also included a bonus project that will get students thinking critically about how they learn.

What's Inside the PDF?
  1. Create a Safe Climate for Learning
  2. Encourage a Growth Mind-set
  3. Emphasize Feedback
  4. Get Bodies and Brains in Gear
  5. Start Early
  6. Embrace the Power of Novelty
  7. Bonus Project: Build a Brain Owner’s Manual
  8. Recommended Reading