By Michael A Scaddan
This consultant converts present findings on mind examine into enjoyable and powerful recommendations for introducing brain-compatible studying and bettering try out leads to the K–12 school room.
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Third Major Refinement The third refinement was all about people. Why did we react the way that we did? Why do people bring certain behaviors to certain situations? In 2003, all of our staff was involved in an intensive counseling course. We used William Glasser’s (1989) concept of “reality therapy” as the basis for the course and added brain research regarding reaction to stress, states, and emotions to support it. Reality therapy (see Tool 25) is a very simple yet effective strategy that we used in combination with an anti-bullying program, a curriculum involving movement, hands-on activities, and a philosophy based on people rather than curriculum.
Because learners are operating at different parts of their concentration cycles, move the timing of tests and reviews on a weekly basis so that all learners have the opportunity to work through a concentration peak period (Howard, 2000). • Hemispheric cycles are also 90 to 120 minutes. During these times we will operate better sequentially (slightly more left-brain focused) or globally (slightly more right-brain focused). Regular state-changers using music, movement, and water intake will help to balance these cycles (Howard, 2000).
This condition will continue as long as the student links that particular area or subject with failure. If we want students to change their responses (Dispenza, 2007), we need to change some of the conditions that create the undesirable behavior. WHAT TO DO As the teacher, learn to manage the classroom state rather than managing students: 36 • Allow for a certain degree of choice in seating and production of work. • Consider having specific areas for instruction, for discipline, for great learning tips, and for metaphors/stories.
40 Engaging Brain-Based Tools for the Classroom by Michael A Scaddan