This work offers nine principles for brain-based approaches to accelerating learning, improving motivation and raising achievement. It offers the reader a coherent structure and describes: guaranteed ways to motivate learners; esteem-building tools for schools, teachers and parents; how to access and teach to different types of intelligence; and 17 different ways in which schools can make accelerated learning work.
Alistair was born and educated in Scotland. His working life has included time spent as a door-to-door salesman, a labourer on construction sites and in a woollen mill, in adult and prisons education and as a museum guide. Later in life he discovered education and began a crusade to transform teaching in classrooms. His books include Accelerated Learning in the Classroom, The ALPS Approach (with Nicola Call) and The Learning Family: How to Accelerate Your Child's Learning. He is currently working on a generic model of learning and on a publication that describes how brain research can impact on classroom practice. He is series editor of the Accelerated Learning Series for Network Educational Press and runs AL!TE, a training company that aims to help teachers and learners 'expand the horizons of possibility'.
Introduction - extending the horizons of possibility; establishing base camp; into the foothills of learning; the learning journey; resources.
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