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by Eric Jensen
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Eric Jensen is a former teacher with a real love of learning. He has taught at all levels, from elementary school through university, and he is currently completing his Ph.D. in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded the United States' first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with more than 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Enriching the Brain, and 25 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, he has made more than 65 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with dozens of neuroscientists annually.
He is currently a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the New York Academy of Sciences. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers worldwide in this field for 25 years. He is deeply committed to making a positive, lasting difference in the way we learn. Currently, he speaks at conferences and conducts in-school professional development on poverty and engagement. For more information, contact Diane Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org. In-depth training on achievement and engagement with students from poverty can be found at
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