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Engaging the Rewired Brain

Second Edition


January 2024 | 176 pages | Corwin

Technology is not only affecting students’ brains—it is TRANSFORMING them!

In a world where technology is increasingly dominant, it is critical to understand how it affects students' brains and behavior—for better and for worse.

This new edition from bestselling educational neuroscience author David Sousa offers research-based, practical solutions and serves as a framework for educators who want to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning in an environment that demands constant engagement and stimulation. Inside you’ll discover

  • The impact of technology on students' brains, including how technology affects cognition, memory, attention, and behavior

  • Strategies for using technology to improve students’ social and emotional skills

  • New information on artificial intelligence, the after-effects of the pandemic, gaming, and productive struggle

  • A glossary of terms and a resources section to connect educators with supplemental materials and information

Students are engaging with technology in new ways every day, and educators must shift their instructional practices accordingly. Engaging the Rewired Brain is a must-read for today’s educators and parents striving to understand technology's impact on the developing brain and prepare today's learners for an increasingly complex future.

 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: Where We Are
 
Chapter 2: Wiring the Young Brain
 
Chapter 3: Engaging Attention
 
Chapter 4: Engaging Memory
 
Chapter 5: Engaging Thinking
 
Chapter 6: Engaging Social Behavior
 
Chapter 7: Where We Are Going
 
Resources
 
Glossary
 
References

David Anthony Sousa

DR. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than twenty books that suggest ways educators and parents can translate current brain research into strategies for improving learning. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the preK–12 and university levels. He has made presentations to more than two hundred thousand educators at national conventions of educational organizations and to regional and local school districts across the United States, Canada, Europe,... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781071923245
$35.95