"Chapter one piqued my curiosity and hooked me into the book. This is an easy, friendly read with great strategies, lots of examples, and important information for educators."
—Marilee Sprenger, Educational Consultant
Author, Memory 101 for Educators
"An innovative, comprehensive, teacher-friendly book. Kudos to the authors for giving teachers a treasure trove of novel, concrete, and fun-filled strategies that will reach, rally, and rouse all learners."
—Patricia DeLessio, Professor of English and Reading
Dutchess Community College
Integrate study skills with brain-friendly strategies and watch students succeed!
Increasingly, educators are recognizing the potential of brain-based instruction to powerfully impact student learning. This unique resource illustrates how physical and emotional stimuli influence the brain's capacity to learn new information and presents ready-to-use, research-based study strategies covering all content areas and tailored to elementary and middle school students.
With a focus on students' individual strengths and learning styles, Amy Schwed and Janice Melichar-Utter offer guidelines for using fun and imaginative study experiences to help teachers:
- Capture students' attention, engage their minds, and increase the potential to produce learning
- Support all learners, including those in special education classes
- Creatively use auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning modalities to benefit all learning styles
Let Brain-Friendly Study Strategies, Grades 2–8 show you how to leverage the power of brain-compatible instructional methods to help all students develop solid study habits and achieve success throughout their educational journey.