GED-633 The Art & Sci. of Teaching & Learning: Brain Compatible Practices for the Elementary Classroom

The art and science of teaching is addressed in this course within the context of brain compatible learning environments and strategies at the elementary level. The recent research on learning and the human brain is translated into effective classroom practices and strategies that will serve to meet the needs of all of our young learners. This course provides students with information and practical applications that are supported by extensive research on developmental learning. The biology of readiness, critical and sensitive windows for learning, nutrition, and the development of memory space will be addressed and linked to effective instructional practices in the classroom.