Banish boredom once and for all! If your STEM lessons are falling on disinterested ears, mix things up with engaging, brain-based science and math strategies that captivate studentsa attention, activate prior knowledge, and invigorate interest. Blending current research on the student brain with practical methods for teaching science and math, Almarode and Miller identify six essential aingredientsa in a recipe for student success. Youall discover: A customizable framework you can use right away Classroom-ready, content-specific attention grabbers Overt and covert strategies to boost behavioral, emotional, and cognitive engagement Techniques for making relevant connections that maximize retentionResponse Cards Response cards are either prewritten or blank cards that students use to respond to questions by the teacher. ... A Mathematics Example of Prewritten Response Cards Mrs. Smith finds it very beneficial to obtain choral responses from her math students. ... For example, a student would hold up the red strip if the answer is avertical angles, a the blue strip if the answer is a complimentaryanbsp;...

Title | : | Captivate, Activate, and Invigorate the Student Brain in Science and Math, Grades 6-12 |

Author | : | John Almarode, Ann M. Miller |

Publisher | : | Corwin Press - 2013-04-01 |

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