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Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference

Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference

January 2003 | 112 pages | Corwin
Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference, by Brian Pete and Robin Fogarty, is about how the brain learns best and all the things teachers can do to facilitate the learning part of the teaching scene. This book presents a unique organization of Renate and Geoffrey Caine's twelve brain principles. The twelve principles are arranged in four specific quadrants. Each quadrant speaks to a particular aspect of the high-achieving classroom and highlights how instructional decisions are governed by the twelve principles.

Part One: Climate for Learning
Challenge/Threat: Learning Principle 1

Emotions/Cognition: Learning Principle 2

Focused/Peripheral: Learning Principle 3

Part Two: Skills of Learning
Parts/Whole: Learning Principle 4

Spatial/Rote: Learning Principle 5

Parallel Processing: Learning Principle 6

Part Three: Interactions With Learning
Physiology: Learning Principle 7

Brain Uniqueness: Learning Principle 8

Social/Experience: Learning Principle 9

Part Four: Learning About Learning
Meaning: Learning Principle 10

Patterning: Learning Principle 11

Conscious/Unconscious: Learning Principle 12


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