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Summarizing research from theorists such as Robert J. Marzano and Daniel Goleman, this revised volume helps educators understand and utilize brain research to build high-achievement classrooms.

Principles of the Brain and Learning
Principles of the brain and learning

I think, therefore I am.

—Descartes
The Bridge between Brain Science and Cognitive Science

Steeped in the knowledge of the brain and the workings of the brain, Caine and Caine (1991, 1993) have synthesized research-based information on the brain and learning into a set of 12 principles about how the brain learns. An overarching four-corner framework (Fogarty & Bellanca, 1993) and Caine and Caine's principles provide a basic schema that guide educators' work with students of all ages in the brain-compatible classroom (see Figure 2.1).

Figure 2.1 Using Principles about the Brain and Learning to Inform K–College Best Practices

The Brain Principles and the Four-Corner Framework

The origin of the four-corner framework is found in Patterns for Thinking, Patterns ...

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