Klea Scharberg

Engagement with the Brain in Mind

In a session at ASCD's Fall Conference in October, former teacher and leader in the brain-based–learning movement Eric Jensen shared three dozen classroom-tested and highly practical strategies you can use immediately to get sustainable engagement for the whole child in every class. Discover how to involve even a discouraged, hostile, or apathetic student. Each research-based strategy is role-modeled, highly adaptable, and debriefed for instant application at your school.

At the beginning of this video, ASCD's Ann Cunningham-Morris talks about the conference with Wavelength president Jim Winter, using the whole child approach to education framework for school improvement with Whole Child Podcast guest Deborah Wortham, and student access to technology with D.C. Public Schools principal Nicole Clifton.

Arts with the Brain in Mind. He is a guest blogger for the Whole Child Blog and was a featured guest on the Whole Child Podcast, where he addresses student risk factors, including health and safety issues and cognitive, social, and emotional challenges. Visit Jensen’s website at Jensen Learning and connect with him on the ASCD EDge® social network.

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