Memory 101 for Educators
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BeschreibungThis is the book for every teacher who has ever forgotten what someone just told him or whose students have ever forgotten to take their books and assignments home with them.
Memory expert Marilee Sprenger uses the latest research on learning, memory, and the brain to weave a storyteller's spell for us with two parallel parables: one a tale of adult educators in a Memory 101 workshop, and the other a story for children with magical talking elephants, lions, and jungle creatures.
Along the way, we acquire tips, strategies,mnemonics, graphic organizers, and checklists that help us to strengthen our memories train our brains, and help us help our students to do the same. Relax and enjoy this book: the experience will be memorable!
About the Author
1. Memory 101: Who Took My Memory?
2. N= Notice: Intention Increases Retention
3. E= Emote: Emotion is the Potion
4. V= Visualize: A Picture in Your Mind Creates a Memory You Can Find
5. E=Exercise and Eat Right: Body and Brain are Yours to Train
6. R= Rest: Memories Go Deep When You Get Enough Sleep
7. F= Free Yourself of Stress: Lower Stress for Memory Success
8. O= Organization: Put Information in its Place for a Strong Memory Trace
9. R= Rehearse: Rehearsal's a Way to Help Memories Stay
10. G= Guard Your Brain: Avoid Some Pain. Protect Your Brain!
11. E= Enrich Your Brain: New Directions Create New Connections
12. T= Teach: Share What You Know and Feel Memories Grow
13. The Reunion
PortraitMarilee Sprenger is an adjunct professor at Aurora University, where she teaches graduate courses on brain-based teaching, learning and memory, and differentiation. A creative and compassionate educator, she began her career teaching prekindergarten and kindergarten. She has also taught at the elementary, middle, and high school level. As an independent consultant, her passion is brain-based teaching and best practices using brain research and differentiation. She also consults in the areas of learning styles, using music in the classroom, teaming, multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence, and memory. As an educational consultant with Two Rivers Professional Development Center, she worked for the Illinois Regional Offices of Education in the area of staff development associated with learning standards and testing. She speaks internationally, and her interactive and engaging style allows participants to make connections with their classrooms and their students. She is affiliated with the American Academy of Neurology and is constantly updated on current research. Sprenger is the author of several books, including Memory 101 for Educators and Becoming a Wiz at Brain-Based Teaching, Second Edition, published by Corwin Press. She has contributed to textbooks, and her articles have appeared in publications such as Educational Leadership and the ASCD Brain-based Education/Learning Styles Networker. Her dedication to education has won her many awards, but she cherishes most the wonderful students and teachers whose lives have touched hers.
Pressestimmen"A `popular' book that will be helpful to educational practitioners as well as to other adults... Readable, academically accurate, and creative."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CORWIN PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 139 Seiten