Author: Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, Ph.D.
Product Code: 0431
ISBN: 9781646320431
Pages: 230
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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


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by Frankie Synovec
on 11/13/2020
from Missouri
Interesting, engaging material for gifted learners!
I've been using this book with my 6th-grade gifted learners during the last few weeks, and it has been WONDERFUL!  They have been so eager to dive in and learn more about the structure of their brain, and how it helps them become better learners.  We've just started the second unit, and my students are loving the opportunity to be curious and ask good questions.  I began teaching this material virtually and have recently transitioned back to in-person learning, and this book lends itself well to both formats.  The content is concise and well-organized, and the materials engage students at a high level of thinking.  What a wonderful resource! 
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