Brain Power Classroom (noun) 1. a harmonious, collaborative learning environment co-created by healthy, happy, and engaged students along with their teachers; an environment that utilizes authentic academic rigor, character development, and social-emotional wellness as the foundation for helping members of the class draw out their innate brilliance and cultivate their brightest life purpose; 2. an awesome place to learn and teach.
Through expert guidance and inspiring stories from the field, Dave Beal gives you what you need to turn your classroom into a Brain Power Classroom. This book features 30 classroom activities for body and mind you can use to enhance your current curriculum right away. They are divided into 10 Essentials for student development and incorporate various modalities, such as movement, music, and writing, to stimulate students’ multiple intelligences. The Brain Power program strengthens and integrates the whole brain to help students cope with stress and take charge of their emotions and behavior.
Brain Power has been used by over 400 schools nationwide, benefiting more than 50,000 students. Educators have seen significant improvement in social-emotional indicators such as peer relationships and pro-social behavior and impressive gains in cognitive skills such as information processing and quantitative reasoning. Endorsed by teachers, principals, superintendents, students and parents, now you can get the enormously successful Brain Power program, which has previously only been taught in on-site workshops, in this easy-to-use book.
About the Author
DAVE BEAL is the National Director and Head National Trainer for Brain Power Wellness. Dave was a New York City public elementary school teacher and has spent the last nine years training thousands of educators, administrators, parents, and students to use their full brain potential. He has led experiential sessions and lectures at the United Nations, as well as multiple workshops for New York City principals’ unions.
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