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Brain-Based Classrooms. Bella, Lucia, Lauren. What did zero say to eight? 0 8 “I like your belt!”. Brain-Based Classrooms alleviate:. 25% of behavior problems by the physical set up of the classroom. 25% of behavior problems by having engaging lessons.

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Brain based classrooms

Brain-Based Classrooms

Bella, Lucia, Lauren


Brain based classrooms

What did zero say to eight?

0 8

“I like your belt!”


Brain based classrooms alleviate

Brain-Based Classrooms alleviate:

  • 25% of behavior problems by the physical set up of the classroom.

  • 25% of behavior problems by having engaging lessons.

  • 40% of behavior problems by managing rituals, celebrations and consequences.

  • 10% of behavior problems by growing your students’ dendrites with the following tips.


Clock partners

Clock Partners


Grow your dendrites

Grow YOUR Dendrites

  • Participate in each center

  • Be aware of your surroundings/lesson

  • Become a Dendrite Hunter

    • Tools-

      • Graphic Organizer

      • Brain

      • Pencil

      • Clock Partners

      • Reflective Practice


20 tips for growing dendrites

20 Tips for Growing Dendrites:

  • 1. _________________________________

  • 2. Drawing and artwork ______________

  • 3. Field trips__________________________

  • 4. _________________________________

  • 5. _________________________________

  • 6. _________________________________

  • 7. _________________________________

  • 8. Metaphors, analogies, and similes_

  • 9. Mnemonic devices__________________

  • 10. _________________________________

  • 11. _________________________________

  • 12. Project-based and problem-based instruction_

  • 13. _________________________________

  • 14. _________________________________

  • 15.Storytelling_________________________

  • 16.Technology__________________________

  • 17. _________________________________

  • 18. _________________________________

  • 19. Work-study and apprenticeships__________

  • 20. _________________________________


Dendrite group time

Dendrite Group Time

Online Stopwatch


20 tips for growing dendrites1

1. Brainstorming/Discussion

2. Drawing/Artwork

3. Field Trips

4. Games

5. G.O., Semantic Maps, Word Webs

6. Humor

7. Manipulatives/Models/ Labs

8. Metaphors/analogies/similes

9. Mnemonic devices

10. Movement

11. Music/Rhythm/Rhyme/Rap

12. Problem/Project-based instruction

13. Reciprocal teaching/Cooperative learning

14. Role Play/Drama/Charades

15. Storytelling

16. Technology

17. Visualization/Guided-Imagery

18. Visuals

19. Work-study, Apprenticeships

20. Writing/Journals

20 Tips for Growing Dendrites:


Reflection

Reflection

  • How does this activity apply to your classroom?

  • What is one novel piece of knowledge you have gained from participating?

  • Provide one suggestion for improving this professional development.


Resources

Resources:

  • Gabriel, A.E. (1999). Brain-based learning: The scent of the trail. Clearing House, 72(5), 288-294.

  • Tate, M. L. (2007). Shouting Won’t Grow Dendrites: Techniques for Managing a Brain- Compatible Classroom. Corwin Press: Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Tate, M. L. (2003). Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain. Corwin Press:Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Radin, J. (2009). Brain-compatible teaching and learning: Implications for teacher education. Educational Horizons. Fall 40-50.

  • Online Stopwatch. Retrieved from: www.online-stopwatch.com


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