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Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner / John Medina.

Medina, John, 1956- (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 370.1523 MEDINA (Text) 33946003377145 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781416625490
  • ISBN: 1416625496
  • Physical Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Alexandria, VA : ASCD, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
PART I: A bridge over an educational chasm -- 1. All about executive function -- PART II: Why rational teens make rash choices -- 2. Brain structure -- 3. Brain development -- PART III: A better school for the teen brain: what adults can do -- 4. Safety, parenting and parent support -- 5. Teaching with executive function in mind -- PART IV: A better school for the teen brain: what teens can do (and how adults can help) -- 6. Exercise integration -- 7. Social-emotional learning -- 8. Screen time meets mindfulness training -- Epilogue: Building that bridge.
Summary, etc.:
"John Medina explores the neurological and evolutionary factors that drive teenage behavior and affect both achievement and engagement. Then he proposes a research-supported counterattack: a bold redesign of educational practices and learning environments to deliberately develop teens' cognitive capacity to manage their emotions, plan, prioritize, and focus."--Book cover.
Subject: Learning, Psychology of.
Adolescent psychology.
Executive functions (Neuropsychology)
Cognition in adolescence.
Teenagers > Education.

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