"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.