Brain-Focused Strategies for Learning—and Living
By The Hawn Foundation
This research-based curriculum features 15 lessons that use the latest information about the brain to dramatically improve behavior and learning for all students. Each lesson offers easy strategies for helping students focus their attention, improve their self-regulation skills, build resilience to stress, and develop a positive mind-set in both school and life. The lessons fit easily into any schedule and require minimal preparation. Classroom management tips and content-area activities help you extend the benefits of MindUP throughout your day, week, and year!
Includes a full-color, innovative teaching poster with fascinating facts about the brain! 160 pages + poster .
The MindUP Core Practice works beautifully during transition times. With your guidance and thoughtful attention, you can accustom your children to respond to a simple reminder at which they habitually turn to the Core Practices to center themselves and prepare to move easily—even eagerly and joyfully—to the next classroom activity. “Our classroom transition times are some of the most important routines of our day….Our days are full, our curriculum is rich, and we have so much to do together! The tighter our transitions, the more time we will have for instruction” (Allyn, 2010)!