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100 Brain-Friendly Lessons for Unforgettable Teaching and Learning (9-12)
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100 Brain-Friendly Lessons for Unforgettable Teaching and Learning (9-12)



August 2019 | 416 pages | Corwin

Use research- and brain-based teaching to engage students and maximize learning

Lessons should be memorable and engaging. When they are, student achievement increases, behavior problems decrease, and teaching and learning are fun! In 100 Brain-Friendly Lessons for Unforgettable Teaching and Learning 9-12, best-selling author and renowned educator and consultant Marcia Tate takes her bestselling Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites one step further by providing teachers with ready-to-use lesson plans that take advantage of the way that students really learn. Readers will find   

  • 100 cross-curricular sample lessons from each of the eight major content areas: Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, English, Finance, Algebra, Geometry, Social Studies
  • Plans designed around the most frequently taught objectives found in national and international curricula.
  • Lessons educators can immediately replicate in their own classrooms or use to develop their own.
  • 20 brain-compatible, research-based instructional strategies that work for all learners.
  • Five questions that high school teachers should ask and answer when planning brain-compatible lessons and an in-depth explanation of each of the questions.
  • Guidance on building relationships with students that enable them to learn at optimal levels. 

It is a wonderful time to be a high school teacher! This hands-on resource will show you how to use what we know about educational neuroscience to transform your classroom into a place where success if accessible for all.

 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Contributing Authors
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: A Classroom Climate Conducive to Learning
 
Chapter 2: Instructional Strategies that Work!
 
Chapter 3: A Brain-compatible Lesson
 
Chapter 4: Sample Language Arts Lessons
 
Chapter 5: Sample Mathematics Lessons
Algebra  
Geometry  
Finance  
 
Chapter 6: Sample Science Lessons
Physical Science  
Life Science  
Earth Science  
 
Chapter 7: Sample Social Studies Lessons
 
Resource: Lesson Plan Template
 
Bibliography
 
Index

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Marcia L. Tate

Marcia L. Tate is the former executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System in Decatur, Georgia.  During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director.  Marcia was named Staff Developer of the Year for the state of Georgia, and her department was selected to receive the Exemplary Program Award for the state. Marcia is currently CEO of the consultant firm she shares with her husband, Tyrone, and has presented her workshops to over 500,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and... More About Author

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