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Brain-Based Learning With Gifted Students

Lessons From Neuroscience on Cultivating Curiosity, Metacognition, Empathy, and Brain Plasticity: Grades 3-

Kathryn Fishman-Weaver

Paperback

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Description

Brain-Based Learning With Gifted Students combines relevant research in neuroscience with engaging activities for gifted elementary students in grades 3-6. This book:

  • Teaches how development and learning processes happen in the brain.
  • Helps students and teachers explore specific brain-based concepts together.
  • Includes a concise research overview on why each concept works and matters.
  • Offers extension ideas to deepen the activities and strategies for applying each concept to other content areas.
  • Aligns to gifted programming standards.

Through the lessons in this book, students will learn how to cultivate curiosity, neuroplasticity, metacognition, empathy, and well-being. Grounded in research on the latest findings in neuroscience, this book empowers gifted education teachers with relevant information on brain-based learning.

Grades 3-6.

Routledge, 9781646320431, 226pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2020



About the Author

Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, Ph.D., serves as the Director of Academic Affairs for Mizzou K-12. As the principal of the global middle and high school programs, she works with students and teachers around the world. Prior to the principalship, Dr. Fishman-Weaver taught in public schools in Oakland, CA, and Columbia, MO. She has taught special education, gifted education, English language arts, and teacher preparation. Dr. Fishman-Weaver writes and presents frequently on student support, teacher leadership, and gender and education. She loves the written word, a good nap, and impromptu family dance parties in her kitchen. You can follow her work on educational leadership at http: //wholeheartedschoolleadership.com