When the first edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind was published in 1998, it quickly became a bestseller, and it's gone on to inspire thousands of educators to apply the latest brain research in their classroom teaching. Now, author Eric Jensen is back with a completely revised and updated edition of his classic work.In easy to understand, engaging language, Jensen provides a basic orientation to the brain and its various systems and explains how they affect learning. After discussing what parents and educators can do to get children's brains in good shape for school, Jensen goes on to explore topics such as motivation, critical thinking skills, environmental factors, the ?social brain,? emotions, and memory and recall. He offers fascinating insights on a number of specific issue, including oHow to tap into the brain's natural reward system.oThe critical link between movement and cognition.oThe impact on learning of environmental factors such as lighting, temperature, and noise.oThe value of feedback.oThe importance of prior knowledge and mental models.oWhy stress impedes learning.oHow social interaction affects the brain. oHow to help students improve their ability to encode, maintain, and retrieve learning.The repeated message to educators is simple: You have far more influence on students? brains than you realize. And you have an obligation to learn as much as you can to take advantage of the incredible revelations that science is providing. The revised and updated Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd edition helps you do just that.Eric Jensen is the author of 'Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Revised 2nd Edition', published 2005 under ISBN 9781416600305 and ISBN 1416600302.