Deeper Learning: 7 Powerful Strategies for In-Depth and Longer Lasting Learning

Deeper Learning: 7 Powerful Strategies for In-Depth and Longer Lasting Learning

By: LeAnn Nickelsen (author), Eric P. Jensen (author)Paperback

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"Deeper Learning: 7 Powerful Strategies for In-Depth and Longer Lasting Learning "focuses on a systematic, reflective approach that develops learning and comprehension of content at a deeper level. Incorporating the most current cognitive brain research, this book provides teachers with a framework and specific strategies for incorporating powerful content processing techniques into everyday instruction.Eric Jensen and LeAnn Nickelsen present the Deeper Learning Cycle, an instructional model that embraces brain research, standards, and individual learning differences. This learning cycle walks teachers through the primary steps of learning, illustrates how to embed deeper learning processing activities into daily lessons, and demonstrates how to use specific strategies to meet students' individual needs. Teachers will learn to: * Apply the Deeper Learning Lesson Plan template to daily instruction * Use over 50 deeper learning strategies to differentiate instruction and help students process content in meaningful ways * Employ the Deeper Learning Cycle to pre-assess students' prior understanding and evaluate acquisition of in-depth learning

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About Author

Eric Jensen is a former teacher and current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university level and is currently completing his PhD in human development. In 1981, Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, the nation's first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with over 50,000 graduates. He has since written Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Brain-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 21 other books on learning and the brain. A leader in the brain-based movement, Jensen has made over 45 visits to neuroscience labs and interacts with countless neuroscientists. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers for 25 years worldwide in this field. He is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, lasting difference in the way we learn. LeAnn Nickelsen, M.Ed. is a former teacher and currently provides staff development nationally on topics including brain research, reading and vocabulary strategies, how food affects learning, and differentiated instruction. She was a classroom teacher in three states and won a Teacher of the Year Award in Texas. LeAnn is known as "the teacher's teacher" because of her practical, research-based examples that teachers can easily implement in their classrooms. She has a passion for both instilling the love for learning as well as helping teachers succeed. She currently resides in Ridgefield, Connecticut and parents her school age twins. She is the member of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and presenter for Staff Development for Educators (SDE). She is the author of eight books published by Scholastic, Inc. including Memorizing Strategies & Other Brain-Based Activities and a four-series set called Comprehension Mini-Lessons. She has written articles for parenting magazines and The Praeger Handbook of Learning and the Brain. Currently, LeAnn does staff development and may be reached at lnickelsen@comcast.net or call 203-790-0119. To purchase any of LeAnn's books go to her website: www.maximizelearninginc.com.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction 1. Beneath the Surface: Exploring the Deeper Learning Cycle (DELC) DELC Model Introduced Standards & Objectives of the Book Part I. Preparing for Learning 2. Preparing for Deeper Learning DELC Step #1. Planning the Standards & Curriculum DELC Step #2. Pre-Assessing DELC Step #3. Building a Positive Learning Culture 3. Activating Prior Knowledge and Acquiring New Knowledge DELC Step #4. Priming & Activating Prior Knowledge DELC Step #5. Acquiring Prior Knowledge Part II. Processing the Content 4. Processing With a Purpose DELC Step #6. Processing the Content 5. Processing Strategies Galore DELC Step #6. Processing the Content Part III. Putting It All Together 6. The Lesson Planning Guide DELC Step #7. Evaluating the Student Learning 7. Processing Must-Have Tips Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412952040
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781412952040
  • weight: 885
  • ISBN10: 1412952042

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