Teaching without an awareness
of how the brain learns is like designing a glove with no sense of what a hand
looks like. If classrooms are to be places of learning, then the brain--the
organ of learning--must be understood and accommodated.” (Hart, Human
Brain and Human Learning)
Teaching for Every Mind”
What We Teach: Curriculum Maps” (St.
Andrew’s Episcopal School “Course Overview” Maps)
Transformative Teaching and Learning
Books on the Neurodevelopmental
Demands of Teaching and Learning:
Pohlman, Robinson. Schools for All Kinds of Minds:
Boosting Student Achievement by Embracing Learning Variation
- Bransford, John. How People Learn: Brain, Mind,
Experience and School
- Carson, Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life
- Davidson, Cathy N. Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
- Galinsky, Ellen. Mind in the Making: The Seven
Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
- Hardiman, Mariale.
Connecting Brain Research with Effective Teaching: The Brain Targeted
- Gopnick, Alison, The Philosophical Baby.
- Gopnick, Alison, Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia K. Kuhl. The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind.
- Hallowell, Edward and Bill Mayer. A Walk in the Rain with a Brain.
- Jensen, Eric. Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids Brains and What Can Schools Do About It.
- Journal of Mind, Brain and Education. (International Mind, Brain and Education Society)
- Kandel, Eric. In Search of Memory: The Emergence of
a New Science of Mind
- Learning, Arts, and the Brain (Dana Foundation)
- Medina, John. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
- Neville, H.J. (Executive Producer). Changing Brains: Effects of Experience on Human Brian Development. DVD. University of Oregon Brian Development Lab.
- Posner, Michael. Educating the Human Brain.
- Prensky, Marc. Brain Gain: Technology and the Quest for Digital Wisdom.
- Ratey, John and Hagerman, Eric. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the
- Sousa, David A. How the Brain Learns, Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom, and How the Gifted Brain Learns
- Sousa, David., ed. Mind, Brain, & Education:
Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom
- Tokuhama-Espinosa, Tracey. Making Classrooms Better: Lessons from the Cognitive Revolution that Transform Our Teaching and Mind, Brain, and Education Science: A Comprehensive Guide to the New Brain-Based Teaching
- Willingham, Dan. Why Students Don't Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.
- Wills, Judy. Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
- Willingham, Daniel. When Can You Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad Education? and Why Students' Don't Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What This Means for the Classroom. See also "Ask the Cognitive Scientist" a frequent column in The American Educator.
- Wolfe, Pat. Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice. 2nd ed.
Books and Resources on Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
Research Studies and Articles:
- Karpicke, Jeffrey D. and Janell R. Blunt. "Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping" from Science. See also, Pam Belluck's, "To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test" from The New York Times.
- Pasher, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D & Bjork, R. 2008. "Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence." Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 9, 106-109).
Professional Development in Educational Neuroscience:
Fadel, Charles and Bernie Trilling. 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times.
Jacobs, Heidi Hayes. Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World.
The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It and Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World