Table of Contents

I. Understanding the Developing Mind
1. How the Brain Develops and Functions
2. Attention, Movement, and Learning
3. Language and Learning
4. Emotion, Memory, and Learning
II. Creating Literacy Environments to Help All Students Achieve Their Full Potential
5. Teaching Reluctant, Unmotivated Students
6. Teaching Hard-to-Teach Students
7. Teaching LD and AD(H)D Students
III. Understanding What Makes Teachers Expert
8. Characteristics of Expert Teachers
9. Knowledge, Thinking, Reasoning, and Practice of Expert Teachers
10. Pulling It All Together: Perspectives on the Brain, Learning, and Teaching