FIVE BIG IDEAS FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING
Connecting Mind, Brain, and Education Research to Classroom Practice
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"From research to classroom practice" is the recurring phrase signaling this seminal text's approach to an educational culture.
The approach synthesizes five concepts: neurocognitive plasticity, the modifiability of intelligence, the role of the body-brain connection, the need to teach students metacognition skills, and the importance of embracing each student’s potential to learn. Explored via research reviews, practical strategies, myriad vignettes and examples, and reflective questions, the five ideas combine in an empowering conceptual framework that supports students in becoming self-directed learners.
Teachers College Press