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This book offers a realistic, practical and accessible model to allow teachers to incorporate the best of recent brain-based research into their teaching. The five steps involve:
Illustrated throughout with classroom examples from a wide range of subject areas, the book is highly practical in its focus and the ideas it contains can easily be adapted to work with all age ranges and types of school.
'If the learning styles juggernaut has passed you by until now, this book is a handy synthesis of current thinking. There are chapters on learning, cognition, gender, structuring lessons and the physical environment. The benefit of Steve Garnett's book is its simple, clear format and uncomplicated style. That's important because these are topics that people too frequently feel it is in their interest to complicate.' - Geoff Barton, TES
'This book has the merit of giving a concise overview of various theories related to learning and intelligence, and provides a good number of hints to make use of these in practice. Hence, it can have outcomes that are interesting and useful to teachers and parents who wish to support youngsters' mental development.' - British Journal of Educational Technology