Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

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Pear Press #ad - You'll peer over a surgeon's shoulder as he proves that we have a Jennifer Aniston neuron. John medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. See how the brain works while using it in the process of reading this book! Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads.

. You'll learn why Michael Jordan was no good at baseball. Medina's fascinating stories and sense of humour breathe life into brain science. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule - what scientists know for sure about how our brains work - and then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know - like that physical activity boosts your brain power.

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School #ad - Used book in Good Condition. How do we learn? what exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forget - and so important to repeat new information? Is it true that men and women have different brains?In Brain Rules, Dr. You'll meet a boy who has an amazing memory for music but can't tie his own shoes.

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The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning

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Stylus Publishing #ad - He describes the brain in clear non-technical language and an engaging conversational tone, highlighting its functions and parts and how they interact, and always relating them to the real world of the classroom and his own evolution as a teacher. The art of changing the brain" is grounded in the practicalities and challenges of creating effective opportunities for deep and lasting learning, and of dealing with students as unique learners.

The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Neuroscience tells us that the products of the mind--thought, emotions, artistic creation--are the result of the interactions of the biological brain with our senses and the physical world: in short, that thinking and learning are the products of a biological process. This realization, that learning actually alters the brain by changing the number and strength of synapses, offers a powerful foundation for rethinking teaching practice and one's philosophy of teaching.

James zull invites teachers in higher education or any other setting to accompany him in his exploration of what scientists can tell us about the brain and to discover how this knowledge can influence the practice of teaching.

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Brain Rules Updated and Expanded: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

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Pear Press #ad - You will discover how: every brain is wired differentlyexercise improves cognitionWe are designed to never stop learning and exploringMemories are volatileSleep is powerfully linked with the ability to learnVision trumps all of the other sensesStress changes the way we learnIn the end, you’ll understand how your brain really works—and how to get the most out of it.

How do we learn? what exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forget—and so important to repeat new knowledge? Is it true that men and women have different brains? In Brain Rules, Dr. Pear Press. You’ll learn why Michael Jordan was no good at baseball.

Brain Rules Updated and Expanded: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School #ad - Medina’s fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into brain science. Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads. You’ll meet a boy who has an amazing memory for music but can’t tie his own shoes. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule—what scientists know for sure about how our brains work—and then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives.

. You’ll peer over a surgeon’s shoulder as he proves that most of us have a Jennifer Aniston neuron. Used book in Good Condition. John medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work.

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Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp

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Pear Press #ad - In his new york times best seller brain Rules, Medina showed us how our brains really work, and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools to match. A great deal of it is unexpected. How come i can never find my keys? why don't i sleep as well as I used to? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know.

. First up, the social brain, in which topics ranging from relationships to happiness and gullibility illustrate how our emotions change with age. Each section is sprinkled with practical advice, the fascinating benefits of dancing, for example, and the brain science behind each intervention. All of it is captivating.

Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp #ad - You may already be experiencing the sometimes-unpleasant effects of the aging process. Now, in brain rules for aging Well, Medina shares how you can make the most of the years you have left. The third section is all about your body: how certain kinds of exercise, diets, and sleep can slow the decline of aging.

Medina connects all the chapters into a plan for maintaining your brain health. The final section is about the future. In brain rules for baby, he gave parents the brain science they need to know to raise happy, smart, moral kids. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything

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Once you've unlocked pasricha’s 9 secrets, never take Advice, you will understand counter intuitive concepts such as: Success Does Not Lead to Happiness, and Retirement Is a Broken Theory. What is the formula for a happy life? neil pasricha is a Harvard MBA, a father, a Walmart executive, a New York Times–bestselling author, a husband.

The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything #ad - The #1 international bestseller from the author of You Are Awesome and The Book of Awesome that “reveals how all of us can live happier lives” Gretchen Rubin. You will learn and then master three brand-new fundamental life tests: the Saturday Morning Test, The Bench Test, and the Five People Test.

. If that sounds like a contradiction in terms, you simply have yet to unlock the 9 Secrets to Happiness. Pear Press. You will discover that true wealth has nothing to do with money, multitasking is a myth, and the elimination of options leads to more choice. The happiness equation is a book that will change how you think about pretty much everything—your time, your career, your family, of course, ultimately, your relationships, and, your happiness.

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Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom The Leading Edge Series Leading Edge Solution Tree

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Solution Tree #ad - Pear press. G p putnam s Sons. Discover new ways of thinking about intelligence, academic ability, and learning disability. Benefits: delve into the latest neuroscience research written in clear language that is accessible to scholars and general readers. Gain insights and innovative strategies for all subject areas.

Primary researchers share the latest findings on the learning process and address their implications for educational theory and practice. Understanding how the brain learns helps teachers do their jobs more effectively. Contents: chapter 1: how science met pedagogy chapter 2: neuroimaging tools and the evolution of educational neuroscience chapter 3: the current impact of neuroscience on teaching and Learning Chapter 4: The Role of Emotion and Skilled Intuition in Learning Chapter 5: The Speaking Brain Chapter 6: The Reading Brain Chapter 7: Constructing a Reading Brain Chapter 8: The Mathematical Brain Chapter 9: The Calculating Brain Chapter 10: The Computing Brain Chapter 11: The Creative-Artistic Brain Chapter 12: The Future of Educational Neuroscience Used book in Good Condition.

Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom The Leading Edge Series Leading Edge Solution Tree #ad - Pear Press. Explore applications, academic ability, and suggestions for further thought and research; numerous charts and diagrams; strategies for all subject areas; and new ways of thinking about intelligence, examples, and learning disability.

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How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less

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Three Rivers Press #ad - Broadway Books. Pear Press. Looking to jumpstart your gpa? most college students believe that straight A’s can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. Used book in Good Condition. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master.

G p putnam s Sons. Pear press. But cal newport knows that real straight-A students don’t study harder—they study smarter. You will learn how to: • streamline and maximize your study time  • conquer procrastination • absorb the material quickly and effectively • know which reading assignments are critical—and which are not • Target the paper topics that wow professors • Provide A+ answers on exams • Write stellar prose without the agonyA strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, and top-tier results, more fun, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for students—with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.

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Perspectives on Learning Thinking About Education Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - Rather than simply outlining the classical and modern theories of learning, this widely adopted text brings the material to life through case studies that engage students in debates about what really happens in classrooms. All of the books in this series are designed to help pre- and in-service teachers bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Perspectives on Learning Thinking About Education Series #ad - A new chapter on Transfer of Learning. Pear press. G p putnam s Sons. Teachers College Press. Consideration of recent developments in brain science. The new fifth edition of Perspectives on Learning features: A discussion of common sense and learning theories. Perspectives on learning is one of the five books in the highly regarded Teachers College Press THINKING ABOUT EDUCATION SERIES, now in its Fifth Edition.

Pear Press. A thoroughly updated list of Recommendations for Further Reading. Used book in Good Condition. Broadway Books. Students are encouraged to test the strengths and weaknesses of each theory so that, ultimately, they will learn to formulate their own philosophies of teaching and learning.

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From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education

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Stylus Publishing #ad - Teachers College Press. G p putnam s Sons. The book is addressed to all learners and educators – to the reader as self-educator embarked on the journey of lifelong learning, to the reader as parent, and to readers who are educators in schools or university settings, as well as mentors and trainers in the workplace.

In this work, through its shaping by experience and environment into potentially to the most powerful and exquisite force in the universe, James Zull presents cognitive development as a journey taken by the brain, and chemicals at birth, blood vessels, from an organ of organized cells, the human mind.

Zull begins his journey with sensory-motor learning, and how that leads to discovery, and discovery to emotion. He then describes how deeper learning develops, how memory builds a knowledge base, how symbolic systems such as language and numbers emerge as tools for thought, and how memory is then used to create ideas and solve problems.

. Finalist for foreword magazine's 2011 book of the yearwith his knack for making science intelligible for the layman, James Zull offers the reader an engrossing and coherent introduction to what neuroscience can tell us about cognitive development through experience, and his ability to illuminate scientific concepts through analogy and reference to personal experience, and its implications for education.

From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education #ad - Stating that educational change is underway and that the time is ripe to recognize that “the primary objective of education is to understand human learning” and that “all other objectives depend on achieving this understanding”, James Zull challenges the reader to focus on this purpose, first for her or himself, and then for those for whose learning they are responsible.

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How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students

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Three Rivers Press #ad - Broadway Books. Pear press. Pear Press. G p putnam s Sons. These often surprising strategies include:• don’t do all your reading• drop classes every term• become a club president• care about your grades, Ignore your GPA• Never pull an all-nighter• Take three days to write a paper• Always be working on a “grand project”• Do one thing better than anyone else you knowProving you can be successful and still have time for fun,  How to Win at College is the must-have guide for making the most of these four important years—and getting and edge on life after graduation.

This deliberately provocative book is a good way for a smart student to see how out-of-the-box thinking can lead to success in college. Seattle times Used book in Good Condition. The essential guide to getting ahead once you’ve gotten in—proven strategies for making the most of your college years, based on winning secrets from the country's most successful students“Highly recommended because it is full of practical tips that will help high school grads take the next step in life.

How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students #ad - Moneyhow can you graduate with honors, gain access to the best post-college opportunities, and still have a life? Based on interviews with star students at universities nationwide, choose exciting activities, build a head-turning resume, from Harvard to the University of Arizona,  How to Win at College presents seventy-five simple rules that will rocket you to the top of your class.

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Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners

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ASCD #ad - G p putnam s Sons. Language has always been the medium of instruction, but what happens when it becomes a barrier to learning? In this book, Jane Hill and Kirsten Miller take the reenergized strategies from the second edition of Classroom Instruction That Works and apply them to students in the process of acquiring English.

Used book in Good Condition. Broadway Books. New features in this edition include* the Thinking Language Matrix, which aligns Bloom's taxonomy with the stages of language acquisition and allows students at all levels to engage in meaningful learning. The academic language Framework, an easy-to-use tool for incorporating language-development objectives into content instruction.

Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners #ad - Suggestions for helping students develop oral language that leads to improved writing. Tips for teaching that emphasize key points and facilitate instructional planning. Whether your students are learning english as a second language or are native English speakers who need help with their language development, this practical, research-based book provides the guidance necessary to ensure better results for all.

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