Secrets of the Teenage Brain: Research-Based Strategies for Reaching and Teaching Today's Adolescents (2nd Revised edition)
By: Sheryl G. Feinstein (editor)Paperback
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Featuring the latest research on the adolescent brain, this second edition offers teachers fresh instructional strategies that work for engaging erratic, distracted, and often unpredictable teenagers.
Lighthearted and informative, this hands-on resource helps educators understand the key issues affecting cognition and adolescent learners' emotional, social, and physical well-being. Each chapter is supported with a multitude of techniques that can be adapted to individual content areas and teachers will find new sections about:
- Technology and the brain
- Mirror neurons and at-risk behaviors like cutting, violence and aggression
- An Educator's Book Club guide for sharing the challenges of teaching adolescents
Learn more about Sheryl Feinstein's PD offerings Sheryl Feinstein is an Associate Professor at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD where she teaches in the Education Department. She is the author of a number of books, including Secrets of the Teenage Brain 2nd Ed (2009), Corwin Press; The Praeger Handbook of Learning and the Brain 2 vol. (2006), Praeger Publisher; Parenting the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress, Teaching the At Risk Teenage Brain, and Inside the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress (2009), Rowman & Littlefield Publisher; 101 Insights and Strategies for Parenting Teenagers (Fall, 2009), Healthy Learning Publishers; and Tanzanian Women in Their Own Words: Stories of Chronic Illness and Disability, (2009), Lexington Press. In addition to teaching at Augustana College, Feinstein consults at a correctional facility for adolescent boys and at a separate site for Emotionally/Behaviorally Disturbed (EBD) adolescents in Minnesota. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2007-2008 to Tanzania where she taught at Tumaini University in Iringa and conducted research involving the adolescent. In 2006 she was a fellow at Oxford, UK. Prior to joining Augustana College, Feinstein was an administrator for a K-12 school district in Minnesota and taught in the public schools in South Dakota and a private school in Missouri.
Foreword by Eric JensenAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIntroductionGlossary1. Teen Brain: Under Construction2. Teen Cognition and Learning3. The Social Brain4. Communication and the Unfinished Brain5. Self-Concept Under Attack6. The Risk-Taking Brain7. Reaching and Teaching Today's Adolescents-Tomorrow!Conclusion: Secrets of the Teenage Brain-Revealed!In SummaryBook Club Discussion QuestionsReferencesIndex
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