Resources and Influencers

Caine, Geoffrey, Renate, Nummela Cane, and Sam Crowell. 1999.  Mindshifts:  A Brain-Based Process for Restructuring Schools and Renewing Education.  Rev. Ed. Tucson. Ariz.:  Zephyr Press.

Erlauer, Laura. 2003. The Brain-Compatible Classroom:  Using What We Know About Learning to Improve Teaching. Alexandria, VA.: ASCD.

Gareau, S., & Guo, R. 2009. All work and no play reconsidered: The use of games to promote motivation and engagement in instruction. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning.

Goleman, Daniel. 1994. Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than I.Q.  New York: Bantam.

Hawkins, JD, Kosterman, R and associates. 2008. Effects of Social Development Intervention in Childhood 15 Years Later, Archives of Pediatric- Adolescent Medicine.

Hemmeter, M., Ostrosky, M., Artman, K., & Kinder, K. 2008. Moving right along:  Planning transitions to prevent challenging behavior. Young Children.

Jensen, Eric. 1996. Brain Based Learning. Del Mar, Calif.: Turning Point.

Joseph A. Durlak, JA and Weissbeg, RP. 2010. Promoting Social and Emotional Development is an Essential Part of Students' Education, Human Development.

Kaufeldt, Martha. 1999.  Begin with the Brain:  Orchestrating the Learner-Centered Classroom. Tucson, Ariz.: Zephyr Press.

Lee, D. 2000. Facilitating transitions between and within academic tasks: An application of behavioral momentum. Remedial & Special Education.

Marzano, Robert, Pickering, Debra. 2011. The Highly Engaged Classroom. Bloomington, IN.: Marzano Research Laboratory/New Solutions.

Ratey John J., Hagerman, Eric. 2008.  SPARK, The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. New York. New York: Hachette Book Group U.S.A.

Schonert-Reichl, KA and Lawlor, MS. 2010. The effects of a mindfulness-based educational program on pre- and early adolescents' wellbeing and social-emotional competence. Mindfulness.

Schonert-Reichl, KA, Oberle, E, and associates. 2011.  Accelerating Cognitive and social emotional development in elementary school classrooms: benefits of a simple to administer program - submitted for publication.

Seigel, D. 2007. The mindful brain: reflection and attunement in the cultivation of wellbeing. Norton.

Sheth BR, Sandkuhler S, Bhattacharya J. 2009. Posterior beta and anterior gamma predict cognitive insight, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, doi: 10.1162/jocn.2009.21069

Sprenger, Marilee. 2002. Becoming a “Wiz” at Brain Based Teaching:  How to make Every Year Your Best Year.  Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press. 

Willis, J. 2008. How your child learns best: brain friendly strategies you can use to ignite your child's learning and increase school success, Sourcebooks.

Yancy, Toni, MD, MPH. 2010. Instant Recess, Building a Fit Nation 10 minutes at a Time. Berkeley. University of California Press.

Zins, J, Weissberg, R, and associates. 2004. Building academic success on social emotional learning: what does the research say? Teacher's College Press.