Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites
20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain
- Marcia L. Tate - Developing Minds, Inc.
- Warren G. Phillips
Brain-Friendly Teaching & Learning | Science | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
- Music, rhythm, rhyme and rap
- Storytelling and humor
- Graphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs
- Manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models
- Internet and Excel projects
The book covers a full range of primary and secondary science subjects, including physical, life, earth and space science, and provides brain-compatible sample lesson plans. Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorming how to implement these exciting new ideas.
Once you have Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites in hand, you will gain access to additional files and lesson plans on the companion website.
"Tate's book provides research-based strategies that will impact your students' learning. From music to graphics to technology, she shows educators how to incorporate methods that will excite students and make science memorable."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Strategy 1: Brainstorming and Discussion