Brain-Based Teaching with Adolescent Learning in Mind
A concrete resource for teaching adolescents the way they learn best! Learn strategies for motivating teens with inquiry, relevance, and collaboration, as well as links to relevant websites.
Teachers of teens will not be particularly surprised by the latest research showing that the frontal lobe, affecting reasoning and decision-making skills, is not fully developed in an adolescentís brain. These educators know how challenging it is to provide students with a strong understanding of content as well as the necessary social and emotional skills for productivity, social contribution, and intellectual habits for learning.
In this second edition of Brain-Based Teaching With Adolescent Learning in Mind, Glenda Crawford shows you the newest research available on adolescent brain development and provides a structure for connecting the research to students' social, emotional, and cognitive needs.
This indispensable handbook includes Adolescent-Centered Teaching (ACT) models in each chapter and sample standards-based content lessons and scenarios. Students will become progressively self-directed as teachers learn to use a framework that demonstrates ways to: