LEARNING AND THE BRAIN. Teaching that Works: Issues in Vocational & Technical Education Instruction. Central Carolina Community College November 17, 2005. Primary Sources. Caine, Caine, McClintic and Klimek (2004). Leamnson (1999). Zull (2002).
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Teaching that Works:
Issues in Vocational & Technical Education Instruction
Central Carolina Community College
November 17, 2005
THE BRAIN’S ABILITY TO VISUALIZE IS ARGUABLY THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ASPECT OF COGNITION. WHEN WE WANT PEOPLE TO LEARN, WE WANT THEM TO “GET THE PICTURE.”
James Zull (2002). The Art of Changing
the Brain, P. 138.
“Comprehension often requires us to make images out of language. This is possibly the ultimate in integration by the human brain.”
Zull, P. 171
experiences for your students?
Brandt, R. (1998). Powerful Learning.
learns and processes information?
VIDEO: DISCOVERY CHANNEL
The Brain/Our Universe Within
Evolution and Perception
1997, Discovery Communication, Inc.
At your tables: What did you already know?
What did you learn? What surprised you?
The brain searches
Adam Robinson (1993) What Smart Students Know.
Caine & Caine, 2004
Teaching/Learning Academy: Valencia Community College
Emotion and Thought Shape Each Other — Cannot be Separated
Valencia Community College
Geoffrey and Renate Nummela-Caine
The principles provide a framework for “…selecting the methodologies that will maximize learning and make teaching more effective and fulfilling.”
Caine & Caine
Once the physical patterns have been set by previous experiences, only new experiences can alter them.
Principles #2, 3 ,5, & 11
Principles #1, 4, 6, & 10
Principles #7, 8, 9 & 12.
Zull, James. League for Innovations Conference. March, 2005
From: Teaching/Learning Academy, Valencia Community College
Relaxed-Alert State * Immersion in Complex Experience *
Learning: Stabilizing, through repeated use, certain appropriate and desirable synapses in the brain. Building new brain connections.
Leamnson, R. (1999). Thinking About Teaching and Learning.