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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Brain Based Teaching PPT presented at #EdcampPlano

Here is the PowerPoint I shared at #EdcampPlano.  I discussed some fantastic information I've been learning in BrainSMART and utilizing in my class. 

 
A lot of the information I used came from the BrainSMART 60 Strategies book pictured here.  
Please see my Amazon side panel for more recommended reading.

What an amazing group of teachers! I had a wonderful time learning from and sharing with everyone.  Edcamps are the way to go.


Enjoy!

6 comments:

  1. Diane, what do you mean by track time? Is it skimming or previewing the text?

    This is great!

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  2. Hi Melissa,
    Track time is when we go around the track once or twice before beginning Language Arts or Math instruction. It helps with attention and focus. :)
    Diane

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  3. Diane,

    Just looking at this presentation again - so jam packed with useful information! Thank you for sharing.

    As for your previous comment to Melissa, ...we go around the track...I'm still trying to understand - do you mean the running track???!! Sorry - no idea!

    Thank you :)

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  4. Hi Jessica,
    Yes, sorry! We have a small jogging/walking track around out playground. If it's raining then we use a Thumbball.

    Here's the thumbball link:

    http://www.amazon.com/Thumball-Move-Your-Body-4/dp/B001YX0RTG/ref=pd_sim_t_3

    I should have mentioned the thumbball in the presentation. Oh well, next time. :)
    Thanks!

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  5. Thanks, Diane. I've bookmarked this post, and I'm going to be looking at the slideshow again later on this evening. This is worthy of a retweet!

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  6. thanks diane.good presentation...
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