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Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind : Touchstone Books (Paperback) - Linda Verlee Williams

Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind

Touchstone Books (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 15th May 1986
ISBN: 9780671622398
Number Of Pages: 213

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In "Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind" Linda VerLee Williams explores the application of this important research to the classroom, summarizing current knowledge, discussing its implications, and providing practical teaching techniques that draw upon the right side of the brain. Students need right-brain strength to achieve balanced thinking skills and to activate a full range of cognitive and creative abilities.

Prefacep. xi
Learning with the Whole Brainp. 1
The Two-Sided Mind and Education
Scientific Theory and Educational Practicep. 13
Differences Between the Hemispheres
A Model of Specialization
Implications for Education
Learning Styles and the Hemispheres
Teaching Techniques for the Right Hemisphere
How Do You Think?p. 39
Strategies and Modes of Thinking
Teaching Students Process Awareness
Solutions to Exercises
Metaphorp. 54
Advantages of Metaphorical Teaching
Using Metaphor in the Classroom
Visual Thinkingp. 84
Training Perception
Graphic Representation
Visualization
Fantasyp. 115
Experiencing Fantasy
Observation Fantasies
Identification Fantasies
Fantasy as a Basis for Self-Expression
Evaluating the Products of Fantasy
Using Fantasy in the Classroom
Further Applications
Multisensory Learningp. 143
Sensory Learning in the Early Primary Grades
Sensory-Motor Integration
Kinesthetic and Tactile Learning
Kinesthetic Learning in Academic Subjects
Kinesthetic Perception in Physical Learning
Smell and Taste
Nonverbal Auditory Learning (Music)
Direct Experiencep. 168
Laboratory Experiments
Field Trips
Real Objects and Primary Source Material
Simulation
Role Playing
How to Startp. 180
Planning for Change
Starting Now
Intangibles
Rediscovering Your Subject
Personal Growth
Working Together
Support Groups
Conclusionp. 191
Bibliographyp. 197
Indexp. 209
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ISBN: 9780671622398
ISBN-10: 0671622390
Series: Touchstone Books (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 213
Published: 15th May 1986
Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.68 x 14.02  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1

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