Brain-Based Learning with Gifted Students (Grades 3-6): Lessons from Neuroscience on Cultivating Curiosity, Metacognition, Empathy, and Brain Plastici (Paperback)

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Brain-Based Learning With Gifted Students combines relevant research in neuroscience with engaging activities for gifted elementary students in grades 3-6. This book:

  • Teaches how development and learning processes happen in the brain.
  • Helps students and teachers explore specific brain-based concepts together.
  • Includes a concise research overview on why each concept works and matters.
  • Offers extension ideas to deepen the activities and strategies for applying each concept to other content areas.
  • Aligns to gifted programming standards.

Through the lessons in this book, students will learn how to cultivate curiosity, neuroplasticity, metacognition, empathy, and well-being. Grounded in research on the latest findings in neuroscience, this book empowers gifted education teachers with relevant information on brain-based learning.

About the Author


Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, Ph.D., is an educator, author, and relentless optimist. She has worked in special education, gifted education, language arts, and school administration. Dr. Fishman-Weaver's previous books on affective development and neurodiversity have been read and implemented by educators and families across the globe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781646320431
ISBN-10: 1646320433
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2020
Pages: 200
Language: English