Brain-Based Innovating Teaching and Learning Strategies
Chapter Twenty-One of your course text includes the seven stages of brain-based planning. The strategies are organized in a sequence that makes sense to the brain. The list is by no means exhaustive; you can add many more strategies to it based on the demographics of your particular learners. Go to Discover Learning’s Lesson Plan Library and locate a lesson plan that represents the grade level and subject area you teach or are interested in teaching. In your discussion, post a link to the lesson plan that you have selected. Next, answer the following:
In your discussion, post a link to the lesson plan that you have selected. Next, answer the
Center for Applied Linguistics, (2010). Nocturnal vs. Diurnal Animals SIOP Lesson Plan.
Is the lesson constructed utilizing the Pre-Exposure and Preparation stages? Provide examples
from the lesson to support your answer.
To ensure that the students are engaged in the lesson, teachers must integrate students’ prior
knowledge by relating what the students already know to the new target language and concepts.
The teacher accomplished by using the learning strategy of K-Q-L and visual aid images, as cited
““distribute a variety of photographs of animals to small groups. Ask: What do you already
know about these animals? “(Center for Applied Linguistics, 2010, p.1) Therefore, by tapping
into the students’ background knowledge, teachers will most likely have low levels of anxiety
and create a more comfortable environment for the learners. (Syrja, 2011)
In viewing the lesson, identify