Nothing is ever learned without tapping into some component of memory (Mel Levine, 2002). Memory and learning are so intricately liked that they continuously influence each other. Discover how brain functioning affects learning and memory to help your students with special needs.
* Reviews brain function and anatomy
* Teaches you how to develop instructional strategies and curriculum based on how the brain functions
* Learn the memory process, what a breakdown at any point means, and how to develop teaching tools to address the weakness
* Learn 15 common types of memory activities that students are often asked to use in school
* Learn over 175 strategies, activities, and tips that help learning stick as well as provide a palette for the student to use as he expands his understanding of the concept or skill:
o 14 phonological awareness
o 8 sound/symbol correspondence
o 40 spelling
o 14 vocabulary
o 9 reading comprehension
o 9 reading fluency
o 35 math
o 38 ways to learn and remember facts
o 12 memory strategies for conceptual learning
* Learn 14 types of visual organizers and 14 uses for them
* Each chapter includes review questions or an activity.
* 4 reproducible graphic organizer formats for stories
* list of 27 number prefixes (Latin and Greek)
* list of 14 common suffixes
* 12 reproducible story pictures
The Source for Learning & Memory Strategies should serve as one of the vital road maps for exemplary schools of the future, guiding them along a well-lit thoroughfare upon which the informed education of students derives from a keen understanding of learning processes, along with a compassionate view of the widespread differences in learning that beckon us to value and nurture all kinds of minds (from foreword by Mel Levine).
215 pages, reproducible forms, references