A brain-friendly guide for motivating students to live, eat, and breathe science!
The authors outline 20 proven brain-compatible strategies, rationales from experts to support their effectiveness, and more than 250 activities for incorporating them. Teachers will find concrete ways to engage students in science with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including:
- Music, rhythm, rhyme, and rap
- Storytelling and humor
- Graphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs
- Manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models
- Internet projects