Enriching the Brain. How to Maximize Every Learner's Potential

  • ID: 2242876
  • Book
  • 346 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Enriching the Brain

"Teachers, administrators, school boards, parents, and any others interested in knowing how to maximize learning potential will be rewarded when they read this book, as it offers the whole package, from theory to research to application."
Education Review

"Eric Jensen′s Enriching the Brain is an outstanding, reader–friendly resource filled with the best information available on how to teach and bring out the best in every child. This is a must–read for every educator, parent, or anyone who works with children."
Jonathan Erwin, educational consultant and author, The Classroom of Choice: Giving Students What They Need and Getting What You Want

"Many young people with gifts and talents underachieve. This book gives quality information about the scientific–based practices needed to turn around all learners, including the low performers and the gifted. It′s all about the power to change."
Joseph S. Renzulli, director, The National Research Center on theGifted and Talented, University of Connecticut

"Through his work, Jensen presents a necessary challenge to those seeking a way to make practical use of the latest in brain research. He believes enrichment is not just for a ′select few, but for all of us.′"
The School Administrator

"Eric Jensen′s new book, Enriching the Brain, gives parents and teachers strong rationale and research support for rethinking how children are reared and taught. This is a powerful book for those interested in the cognitive development of children."
Barbara K. Given, director, Adolescent and Adult Learning Research Center, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University

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Figures and exhibits.

Preface.

1 The fixed–brain myth.

2 Rethinking intelligence.

3 The science behind enrichment.

4 The malleable brain.

5 Brains at risk.

6 Exploring exceptional brains.

7 Enrichment as educational policy.

8 School and classroom solutions.

9 Early childhood enrichment.

10 Enriching the future.

Notes.

The author.

Index.

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