Brain School And Society

Author: Alireza Moula
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319551701
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This book reports on a research program designed to construct the basics of a new type of literacy that teaches pupils social problem-solving at individual and collective levels. It is the first of a series of books about a chain of intervention research subprojects started in 2009 teaching pupils basic skills to make well-balanced decisions; to resolve conflicts in a nonviolent manner; and to develop good social relationships and responsibility, critical thinking, and other abilities which give children and young people the tools needed to pursue their options in life. According to the United Nations, there is no systematic program in schools that develops these capacities in pupils. This volume fills the gap by describing successful classroom interventions and by developing a framework for social problem-solving literacy as mandated by the United Nations Child Convention.

Brain School

Author: Howard Eaton
Editor: Eaton Educational Group
ISBN: 9780986749407
Size: 11,43 MB
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In Brain School, Howard Eaton explores how, applying the principles of neuroplasticitiy, Barbara Arrowsmith Young developed cognitive remediation exercises, founded the Arrowsmith Program and opened the first Arrowsmith School in Toronto, Ontario over 30 years ago. Mr. Eaton then discusses how difficult it was for him to move from traditional remediation methods for learning disabilities to seeing the new possibilities that are due to the ability of the brain to change itself. The lives of nine children are discussed as they start the Arrowsmith Program and then move on to either private or public schools.

The Brain At School Educational Neuroscience In The Classroom

Author: Geake, John
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335234216
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Om pædagogisk neurovidenskab. Hvad kan undervisere lære af kognitiv hjerneforskning og omvendt. Med praktiske eksempler fra klasseværelset. Henvender sig til undervisere, forældre, politikere m.fl.

The Brain And Strengths Based School Leadership

Author: Sheryl G. Feinstein
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412988454
Size: 14,96 MB
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The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.

Rich Brain Poor Brain

Author: Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
Editor: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787735000
Size: 13,21 MB
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What does it mean to be a wealthy, or “rich,” school? What makes a school “poor”? Is it only about money? Rich Brain, Poor Brain explores the differences that separate students’ opportunities for success. Dr. Bone discusses the research on threats of poverty, the ways poverty shapes brains and behaviors, and ways to change these outcomes for students. LEAP across social and synaptic gaps posed by poverty with strategies across four broad areas: Language, Experiences, Attitudes, and Performance.

What Brain Research Can Teach About Cutting School Budgets

Author: Karen D. Olsen
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412980496
Size: 15,80 MB
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With a strategy-builder chart for reinvesting and reallocating dollars, this unique resource applies brain research to the budgeting process to make decision making more objective.

The New School Brain Based Education In Public Schools

Author: David Tinling
Editor: PublishAmerica
ISBN: 1456058916
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American schools are declining while they are being coerced by failing national standards to improve. Community schools offer wide ranging support to the educational process, encouraging learning from infancy on, while brain based support helps each student maximize his or her potential, and when all tests are self tests and documenting ones education becomes the goal of education, every student can thrive and succeed. This book calls for a new kind of education that honors each student, locates the student in his or her environment, fosters natural growth and advocates for brain wise self understanding that can serve a lifetime of continuing education.

Essentials Of School Neuropsychological Assessment

Author: Daniel C. Miller
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118421078
Size: 20,58 MB
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Written by a renowned expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition is a practical resource presenting school psychologists, educational diagnosticians, and pediatric neuropsychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology. Filled with case studies and guidance for your practice, the Second Edition offers new coverage of major neuropsychological test batteries for children, including NEPSY ®-II; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®, Fourth Edition Integrated; and Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System TM. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. The accompanying CD-ROM provides helpful tools, including sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests classified by processing area and conceptual model. Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition explores how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results.

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

Author: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451607938
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The founder of the Arrowsmith Program shares how she overcame severe learning disabilities by developing brain exercises to combat neurological challenges, discussing what her achievements reveal about the potential for shaping the human brain.

Student Brains School Issues

Author: Robert Sylwester
Editor: Corwin
ISBN: 9781575170466
Size: 17,39 MB
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Formerly a SkyLight publication. Student Brains, School Issues: A Collection of Articles is packed with information on how the brain learns, the nature of intelligence, and the vital role that emerging technology plays in how students process information. We are in the midst of the two most significant revolutions in the history of education: brain research and computer technology. Learn what researchers are discovering about the biological aspects of learning and how this, along with growing technology, is changing the nature of the classroom. This resource, which helps you to understand and incorporate computer technology and the findings from brain research in teaching and learning, focuses on four significant areas: The nature of the cognitive science revolution The importance of emotion in cognition The biological substrate of intelligence The relationship between brains and computers in computational thought processes Take advantage of this wealth of information on brain research. It will help you to make the commitment and to take the challenge to become a leader in the transformation of our schools and our profession.