Independent Publishers Group Logo

Sign up today...
for featured pop culture and science reads, books for kids and teens,special offers, bestsellers, and more, in your inbox!

Select topics of interest:
Close
Smart Moves
Smart Moves

Smart Moves

Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head, Second Edition

EDUCATION

272 Pages, 5.9 x 8.9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: September 2007

ISBN 9780915556373

Rights: WOR

Great River Books (Sep 2007)

eBook

eBook Editions Available

Will it work on my eReader?
Price: $18.95
 
 

Overview

Neurophysiologist and educator Dr. Carla Hannaford brings the latest insights from scientific research to questions that affect learners of all ages. Examining the body's role in learning, from infancy through adulthood she presents the mounting scientific evidence that movement is crucial to learning.Dr. Hannaford offers clear alternatives and remedies that people can put into practice right away to make a real difference in their ability to learn.She advocates more enlightened educational practices for homes and schools including: a more holistic view of each learner; less emphasis on rote learning; more experiential, active instruction; less labeling of learning disabilities; more physical movement; more personal expression through arts, sports and music; less prescribing of Ritalin and other drugs whose long term effects are not even known.

Author Biography

Carla Hannaford, Ph.D. is a biologist and award winning educator with more than thirty years of teaching experience. Since 1988, she has been an internationally recognized educational consultant presenting lectures and workshops to thirty countries. Her books are available in nine different languages.