Teach the way the brain learns
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Teach the way the brain learns curriculum themes build neuron networks by Madlon T. Laster

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Education in Lanham .
Written in English


  • Learning, Psychology of,
  • Learning -- Physiological aspects,
  • Brain,
  • Education -- Curricula

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMadlon T. Laster.
LC ClassificationsLB1060 .L375 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23164625M
ISBN 109781607091363, 9781607091370, 9781607091387
LC Control Number2009004077

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