How the Brain Learns Fourth Edition

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“I have found this book to be quite useful for doctoral-level students who are just beginning to read, examine, and comprehend brain research. It is a wonderful first step to exploring the fascinating world of brain-compatible teaching and learning!”

-- Marjorie Hall Haley, Professor of Education Published On: 2011-06-28

“Dr. Sousa does a wonderful job of interpreting the research and using what is known about how the brain learns to provide teachers with effective strategies for the classroom.” -- Kathy Tritz-Rhodes, Principal Published On: 2011-06-28

About the Author

David A. Sousa, EdD, is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than a dozen books that translate brain research into strategies for improving learning. He has presented to more than 200,000 educators across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He has taught high school chemistry and served in administrative positions, including superintendent of schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published dozens of articles in leading journals. His books have been published in French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, and several other languages. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) and has received honorary degrees and awards for his commitment to research, professional development, and science education. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and National Public Radio to discuss his work with schools using brain research.

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Product details

  • Publisher : Corwin; Fourth edition (August 8, 2011)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 336 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1412997976
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1412997973
  • Item Weight : 1.7 pounds
  • Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.79 x 11 inches
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