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Differentiation and the Brain

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom, Second Edition

By: David A. Sousa, Carol Ann Tomlinson

Understand current educational neuroscience research and gain differentiated instruction and brain-based learning strategies for teaching diverse learners.

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Use Brain-Based Learning and Neuroeducation to Differentiate Instruction

Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners. The authors share an array of updated differentiated instruction examples, scenarios, and exercises, as well as the latest educational psychology research from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and pedagogy.

Learn more about teaching diverse learners using brain-based learning strategies:

  • Explore how the brain learns and approaches to differentiation.
  • Sharpen your knowledge of developmental cognitive neuroscience and educational psychology to teach the best content in the best possible way.
  • Use the knowledge of educational neuroscience (neuroeducation) to benefit the students you teach.
  • Design and implement strategies for effective differentiated instruction.
  • Create a positive and productive learning environment that supports diversity in the classroom.

A joint publication of ASCD and Solution Tree

Related Topics

Brain-Compatible LearningDifferentiated InstructionInstruction

Additional Information

Product Code: BKF804,EKF397

ISBN: 9781945349522

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 240

“Expert and engaging with clear, vivid descriptions of the principles used in real classrooms, Differentiation and the Brain, Second Edition makes the fields of neuroscience and differentiation accessible. It is a welcome contribution from two of the most amazing thinkers of our time.”

Rick Wormeli, author and consultant

“Tomlinson and Sousa provide a solid rationale for differentiation in educational neuroscience and then offer practical strategies for embedding differentiation into classroom practices—a go-to resource for teachers!”

Diane Heacox, author, educational consultant, and professor emerita, St. Catherine University, Minnesota