Education for the Human Brain: A Road Map for Natural Learning in Schools is an all inclusive book on understanding and implementing a natural and brain-compatible instructional strategy from early childhood to adult learners. It informs the reader on the science, motivates the reader with the evidence and provides a road map for implementing, making this book unlike any other available. No matter what role you play in education, Education for the Human Brain can help students within your reach learn faster and remember more all while having fun learning the way that is natural!
Timothy B. Jones, Ed.D. - is Principal Consultant for the consulting firm that bears his name and part-time Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and General Business from Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) and a Master of Science from the University of Houston at Clear Lake in Educational Management. In 2000 he completed his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership also from SFASU.
Since 1984, Dr. Jones has spent his career in school improvement in the roles of teacher, administrator and now professor and consultant. While at The University of Texas at Tyler, he cofounded The Principal and Superintendent Institute which worked with hundreds of school leaders in school improvement initiatives by partnering with Geoffrey Caine of The Caine Learning Center. His inspiration for the Institute grew from the School-Within-A School he began at Thomas J. Rusk Middle School in the Nacogdoches Independent School District. The program, The Silver Team, utilized brain compatible learning that concentrated on individualized and self-paced instruction for middle-school students across the curriculum. The program was the focus of one installment of Promising Practices in Texas Education produced by KLRN, the PBS station in San Antonio.
In order to return to his first love-teaching, Dr. Jones left his administrative practice in 1998 to begin his professoriate career. Since that time, he has authored more than 70 publications and made over 130 presentations, keynotes and in-services. His first book, Education for the Human Brain: A Road Map to Natural Learning in Schools is due out in 2013. He is a Past-President of both the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration (TCPEA) and the SFASU Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. He is currently the Editor of the highly regarded School Leadership Review. The Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers bestowed an Honorary Life Membership upon him in 1990 and the Texas House of Representatives flew a Texas flag over the Capital for him "In Recognition of His Dedication and Impact to the Education Community of Texas" on May 29, 2009. "Researcher of the Year" was awarded to him in 2013 by the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration. Timothy makes his home in Dallas Texas.