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Learning & Memory: The Brain in Action

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Brain research is much in the news, but what is its relevance in the classroom? Are there ways to take what brain researchers are discovering about learning and memory and apply it to the situations that educators face every day? Practicing teacher and author Marilee Sprenger tells how to do just that in this book. Sprenger has spent years studying neurological research and training other educators in brain-compatible teaching method. This backgound, combined with her long career as a classroom teacher, has given her priceless knowledge of what works in a multitude of classroom situations.

Table of contents

Dedication

Chicken Soup for the Brain: The Effects of Brain Chemicals

Pieces and Parts: The Anatomy of the Brain

Strolling Down Memory Lanes: Memory and Storage Systems

About the authors

Marilee Sprenger is an international educational consultant in the fields of social-emotional learning, literacy, vocabulary, and brain research. She was a classroom teacher for 25 years, mainly at the middle school level. In 1992, she trained and traveled with author and brain-based-learning educator Eric Jensen and discovered her love for the brain.

She has authored 13 books related to the brain, learning, and memory; written numerous articles; and developed DVDs, webinars, Quick Reference Guides, and online courses available through ASCD. Her keynote and workshop competence makes her a sought-after speaker for schools, districts, educational service centers, regional offices of education, and educational conferences. Sprenger is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

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