5Good readers grow out of good reciters LiteracyGood readers grow out of good recitersand good speakers.
6Using the Mind –Body Connection Integrated One-SidedX l lTalking Points:The left and right brain connect through crossover movementIntegrated- cross over; one sided- parallel movementsActivity: participants will do the cross over exercise
7Brain Integration Trotter integrated (dopamine) Pacer one sided Canter 3 leggedNothingTalking Points:pictures of walking gaits
9Cross Squat Breathing Technique Stand with feet shoulder distance apart, toes pointingforward. Hold both earlobes with arms crossedOver chest, right armon top. Do a squat goingas low as you can. Breathein through your nose. Standup, breathe out throughyour mouth. Repeat 12-20x.
17Play The right movements can stimulate and activate all brain subsystems while building and opening neural pathways, enhancing ability to take in, process, and express information
18As students interact with each other, GAMESAs students interact with each other,they develop their relationships andtrust levels with each other,enhance communication,improve cooperation, andachieve a sense of unity.Talking Points:Games teach the skills needed for learning.Activity: Participants will play “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” game
19Mirror NeuronsNeuroscientist, Marco Iacoboni (UCLA) suggests that mirror neuron systems in the human brain help us understand the actions and intentions of other people and for learning new skills by imitation.
20GAMES teach how to Plan moves by examining many possibilities Think about consequences of actionPay attentionVisualize future movesPlan ahead more than one step at a timeTalking Points:Games teach the skills needed for learning.Activity: Participants will play “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” game
21ZoomStand in a circle. One person starts the game by looking left or right and says, “Zoom!”. “Zoom” is repeated in the same direction until someone puts on the brakes by saying, “Eek!”. “Eek” reverses the direction.
22Brain Systems Prefrontal cortex Anterior cingulate gyrus Deep limbic systemBasal gangliaTemporal lobesCerebellum – balance
23Neurotransmitters Dopamine: learning, motivation, attention, movement Serotonin: helps keep brain activity under control, influences mood, impulsivity, anger and aggressivenessNorepinephrine: amplifies signals that influence attention, perception, motivation and arousalGlutamate: stirs up activity; is responsible for neurons firing together, wiring togetherGABA: clamps down on activity
24What makes us move is what makes us think. BDNFWhat makes us move is what makes us think.
25Rebalances neurotransmitters and raises BDNF Aerobic Exercise12 minutes a dayRebalances neurotransmitters and raises BDNFJean Blaydes
26Making A Good Brain Great Dr. Daniel Amen The best sources of stimulation for the brain are:physical exercisemental exercisesocial bonding
27So Each May Learn Dr. Harvey Silver 4 A’sAttention
38Foundation SkillsFoundational skills like memorizing enable higher order thinking and deeper insight because they free students from having to use cognitive processing capacity in more basic calculations . The more proficient you are at lower-order skills, the more proficient your become at higher order skills.Doug Lemov Teach Like a Champion
53Impact on Student Achievement Order of Highest to Lowest impactMastery learningHomeworkTeacher clarityFeedback/ F/S assessmentAims & policies of the schoolPeer tutoringTeacher-student relationshipsExpectations by students
54Best Predictor of Student Success Reading scoresMotivation levelMath scoresAttitudeWorking memory
55Working MemoryReflects your ability to hold information in memory while doing something else at the same time.Choke What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting It Right When You Have To Sian Beilock
56Brain Speed Think Fast!!! Exercise is the antidote to brain stress. Play games like Jeopardy, Concentration, Memory, BoggleWork puzzles, crossword puzzles, word searches, Sudoku.Do mental math.Memorize poems.Make ABC lists.Read.Practice Speed StackingExerciseThink Fast!!!
57High Return Achievement Factors S________________ E______________________Hope and Growth MindsetF____________________RelationshipsT__________________ S____________
58What is the greatest motivator in the workplace? Recognition for good workIncentives for work well doneManagement supportInterpersonal supportClear achievable goalsMaking progress
59Movement Programs Infinity Walk Dr. Deborah Sunbeck Brain Gym Gail and Paul DennisonS’Cool Moves Deb WilsonMinds In Motion Candance Meyer
60Information in the Digital Age Tacit Knowledge Explicit KnowledgeCan’t be written down can be written downAbility to speak a language Identify vocabularyRequires extensive personal words and symbolscontact, regular interactionBased on beliefs, ideals, values,Mental modelsObservation, imitationKnow how know why, what , who
61Play Station Nation There was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look’d upon, that object hebecame,And that object became part of him for the day or a certainpart of the day,Or for many years or stretching cycles of years.Walt Whitman
62Apprenticeships What today’s students lack is practical experience. Experience shapes the brain.Development plays a role.
64EarthingThe images here were taken only thirty minutes apart - before (left) and after grounding (right). They illustrate a rapid resolution of inflammation and help explain the impact of Earthing on chronic pain, stiffness, and a variety of symptoms. Dr. Stephen Sinatra
65EarthingWhen you are grounded, there is a transfer of free electrons from the Earth into your body. They are probably the most potent antioxidants known to man.Beneficial changes in heart rateDecreases levels of inflammationDr. James Oschman
68the ability to collect, organize and manage information from the text Note Makingthe ability to collect, organize and manage information from the textRe-work notes and text into one “whole”.#1 Skill for Learning
69Note MakingSpend more time actively reciting and less time just re-reading.Reciting is one of the most powerful ways to learn and remember. Constantly practice restating, repeating, putting into your own words what you’ve just learned forcing the left and right brain to work together.
70What Color Is Your Brain? Sheila N. Glazov Yellow have toBlue love toGreen need toOrange want to
71We don’t see things as they are. Point of ViewWe don’t see things as they are.We see them as we are.
72Modalities EYE MOVEMENTS VISUAL AUDITORY KINESTHETIC See Hear/Say Do up, right level, right down, rightup, left level, leftstraight down, leftclosedStraight down
74Blur 6 Steps 1. Name the type of content. Is the content complete? Who or what are the sources?What evidence is presented?What might be another explanation?Am I learning what I need to learn?
75Nutritionally Speaking Diet provides the fuel for the brain to work.Eat breakfast!Eating protein inthe first ½ hr ofgetting up evensout the bloodsugar for the wholeday.
76The Crazy Makerssugar consumption averaged 10 lbs. per person per yearaveraged 147 lbs. sugar and 50 lbs of noncaloric sweetenerlbs. per personper yearThe influence of a high sugar diet on brain chemistry: hyperactivity, depression, inability to focus and concentrate
778 HOURS Healthy SLEEP Clinical depression Moodiness Impulsiveness Dropping below x the rate ofClinical depressionMoodinessImpulsivenessDisengagement
78Sleep Cycles 4 90 minute cycles superficial to deep At least 7 hours a nightDeltaDeepDark
79Sleep It is a natural hypnotic. Trouble falling asleep, tossing and turning, waking and falling back asleep, getting up two, three or four times a night to urinate, being startled awake by some minor noise and other sleep problems could be indicative of a nutritional deficiency that allows susceptibility to the things that commonly wake you up or keep you awake at night. Often it is a mineral deficiency.Salt is vitalfor sleep regulation.It is a natural hypnotic.