Uncommon Sense Teaching

Uncommon Sense Teaching

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A groundbreaking guide to improve teaching based on the latest research in neuroscience, from the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers.


Neuroscientists and cognitive scientists have made enormous strides in understanding the brain and how we learn, but little of that insight has filtered down to the way teachers teach. Uncommon Sense Teaching applies this research to the classroom for teachers, parents, and anyone interested in improving education. Topics include:


- keeping students motivated and engaged, especially with online learning
- helping students remember information long-term, so it isn't immediately forgotten after a test
- how to teach inclusively in a diverse classroom where students have a wide range of abilities


Drawing on research findings as well as the authors' combined decades of experience in the classroom, Uncommon Sense Teaching equips readers with the tools to enhance their teaching, whether they're seasoned professionals or parents trying to offer extra support for their children's education.