Resources for the Brain
David Sousa—From a teachers’ perspective this is best book for classroom strategies.
  • How the Brain Learns Third Edition
  • How the Brain Learns Math
Eric Jensen—Eric’s books combine the science of the brain with classroom strategies
  • Teaching With the Brain in Mind
  • Different Brains, Different Learners
  • Brain Compatible Strategies 2nd Edition
Carol S. Dweck—Carol’s concept of a fixed vs growth mind set is a “must utilize” for parents and teachers.
Kagan Cards www.kaganonline.com
Pat Wolfe
  • The Brain Matters
Robert Sylwester
  • How to Explain a Brain
  • The Adolescent Brain
Male Female Brains
  • The Wonder of Boys by Michael Gurian
  • The Wonder of Girls by Michael Gurian
  • Boys and Girls Learn Differently Michael Gurian, Patricia Henley and Terry Trueman
  • The Minds of Boys by Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens
  • Preservice Teachers Examine Gender Equity in Teaching Mathematics Teaching Children Mathematics March 2007 p 388-396
Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives
  • Mark Prensky
    • http://www.marcprensky.com
    • www.SocialImpactGames.com
    • www.DoDGameCommunity.com
    • www.GamesParentsTeachers.com
    • www.marcprensky.com/writing/default.asp
  • Ian Jukes
    • Understanding Digital Kids.
    • New Visions for Teaching and Learning,
Mirror neurons
http://video.pbs.org/video/1615173073
Right Brain Thinking—creativity will become more important because of three “A”
· Abundance—in the US specifically and world increasing people have much of what they want.
· Asia—The World is Flat and outsourcing.
· Automation—computers are better, faster, stronger, they don’t fatigue, and don’t get headaches.
Daniel Pink “A Whole New Mind” Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
Sir Ken Robinson http://sirkenrobinson.com/skr
Scott’s McLeod http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org
John Palfrey “Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives” Three states are described. The first state is “grazing” , the second is “deep dive”, and the third is “feedback loop”.
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