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Author Sykes, Judith A., 1957-

Title Brain friendly school libraries / Judith Anne Sykes.

Published Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  027.8 SYKE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 109 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [101]-103) and index.
Contents Key concepts and literature -- Ellen Langer, mindful learning -- Bob Sylwester, applying biological research -- Pat Wolfe, brain research and educational practice -- Creating a brain friendly school library plan -- Brain friendly space -- Resource-based learning : collection -- Learning styles : memory -- Inquiry and action research -- Information literacy -- Projects -- Sensory learning : literature and the arts -- Cooperative learning -- Reflective learning.
Summary "The book includes chapters that summarize the current brain research and current thinking about its implication for instructional practice in the school library media center. It also discusses the work of Ellen Langer, Geoffrey and Renette Caine, Bob Sylwester, and other major proponents of teaching with the "brain in mind." Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject School libraries -- Aims and objectives.
Learning -- Physiological aspects.
Information literacy -- Study and teaching.
School librarian participation in curriculum planning.
Libraries and education.
ISBN 1591582466 (pbk. : alk. paper)