Banish boredom once and for all! If your STEM lessons are falling on disinterested ears, mix things up with engaging, brain-based science and math strategies that captivate studentsa attention, activate prior knowledge, and invigorate interest. Blending current research on the student brain with practical methods for teaching science and math, Almarode and Miller identify six essential aingredientsa in a recipe for student success. Youall discover: A customizable framework you can use right away Classroom-ready, content-specific attention grabbers Overt and covert strategies to boost behavioral, emotional, and cognitive engagement Techniques for making relevant connections that maximize retentionMuch like unmarinated meat, complex content in a science or mathematics classroom can lack flavor and be quite difficult to chew and swallow. ... behaviorally, and cognitively appealing, while at the same time making the content easier to mentally swallow and digest. ... Input and Quantity Limitations The adolescent brain can focus for about 10 to 12 minutes, on three to four chunks of information, beforeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Captivate, Activate, and Invigorate the Student Brain in Science and Math, Grades 6-12|
|Author||:||John Almarode, Ann M. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2013-04-01|