Notes on Medina's Brain Rules

Some notes on John Medina's Brain Rules and how his insights could improve teaching.

In short:

John Medina's Brain Rules [Medina2009] structures his insights in 12 rules, some of which I find particularly helpful for teaching.

Rules #1 and #7 Exercise and Sleep

Rule #4 Attention

Rule #5 Repeat to Remember

Rule #6 Remember to Repeat

Rule #8 Stressed Brains Don't Learn the same Way

Rule #9 Sensory Integration

Rule #10 Vision!

 

References

[Medina2009] John Medina. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. Pear Press, pp. 301, ISBN: 978-0979777745, March 2009.

[MednickEhr2006] Sara Mednick and Mark Ehrman. Take a Nap! Change Your Life. Workman Publishing Company, pp. 141, ISBN: 978-0761142904, November 2006.