Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education by Glenn Whitman

Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education

Book Title: Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1475825358

Release Date: 2016-06-20

Author: Glenn Whitman


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Teachers are brain changers. Thus it would seem obvious that an understanding of the brain – the organ of learning – would be critical to a teacher’s readiness to work with students. Unfortunately, in traditional public, public-charter, private, parochial, and home schools across the country, most teachers lack an understanding of how the brain receives, filters, consolidates, and applies learning for both the short and long term. Neuroteach was therefore written to help solve the problem teachers and school leaders have in knowing how to bring the growing body of educational neuroscience research into the design of their schools, classrooms, and work with each individual student. It is our hope, that Neuroteach will help ensure that one day, every student –regardless of zip code or school type—will learn and develop with the guidance of a teacher who knows the research behind how his or her brain works and learns.