Schools for All Kinds of Minds:
* Provides a readable synthesis of the latest research from neuroscience, cognitive science, and child and adolescent development as it relates to understanding learning and its many variations.
* Links this information to strategies for understanding struggling learners and adapting school practices to accommodate a wider array of learning differences in a classroom.
* Demonstrates how this understanding of learning variation can change the way teachers and others help students succeed in various academic and content areas and acquire necessary 21st century skills.
* Includes discussion questions and facilitator guidelines for staff developers and teacher education programs; downloadable forms that accompany exercises from within the book; an action plan for schools to implement the ideas found in the book; and more.
Keywords: cognitive science and learning, child and adolescent development and learning, close the achievement gap, the achievement gap, learning challenges, strategies for learning challenges, brain-based learning, learning disabilities, special needs, special education, special ed, adhd, add, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, asperger syndrome, asperger’, s syndrome, raising test scores, making AYP, adequate yearly progress, meeting standards, meeting academic standards