The Resource Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner, John Medina, (ebook)

Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner, John Medina, (ebook)

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Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner
Title
Attack of the teenage brain!
Title remainder
understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner
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John Medina
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Language
eng
Summary
Marvel at the neuroscientific reasons why smart teens make dumb decisions! Behold the mind-controlling power of executive function! Thrill to a vision of a better school for the teenage brain!Whether you're a parent interacting with one adolescent or a teacher interacting with many, you know teens can be hard to parent and even harder to teach. The eye-rolling, the moodiness, the wandering attention, the drama. It's not you, it's them. More specifically, it's their brains.In accessible language and with periodic references to Star Trek, motorcycle daredevils, and near-classic movies of the '80s, developmental molecular biologist John Medina, author of the New York Times best-seller Brain Rules, explores the neurological and evolutionary factors that drive teenage behavior and can affect both achievement and engagement. Then he proposes a research-supported counterattack: a bold redesign of educational practices and learning environments to deliberately develop teens' cognitive capacity to manage their emotions, plan, prioritize, and focus.Attack of the Teenage Brain! is an enlightening and entertaining read that will change the way you think about teen behavior and prompt you to consider how else parents, educators, and policymakers might collaborate to help our challenging, sometimes infuriating, often weird, and genuinely wonderful kids become more successful learners, in school and beyond
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Midwest
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1956-
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Medina, John
Dewey number
370.15/23
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Executive functions (Neuropsychology)
  • Cognition in adolescence
  • Teenagers
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner, John Medina, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781416625520
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12229086
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remote
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12229086
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MWT12229086
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Attack of the teenage brain! : understanding and supporting the weird and wonderful adolescent learner, John Medina, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781416625520
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12229086
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12229086
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MWT12229086
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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