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Module%20V%20the%20brainmj%20student29 - PreClassActivity

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Pre-Class Activity Take a few minutes to think about a  powerful learning experience, positive  or negative, you’ve had.  Recall it  vividly.  What did it look like?  Feel  like?  Where were you? Jot it down  and then fold the paper and put it  away.   We’ll return to it later…
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Brain Functioning
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Guiding Questions 1. How does our brain work? 1. How do we know this? 1. Why/how does brain functioning  impact education?—Does it matter?
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Physical Structure of the Brain Weighs about 3 pounds Size of a large grapefruit or small  cantaloupe Water, fat, protein Soft with many convolutions or folds Large area of uncommitted cortex (no  specific function) making it extremely  flexible for learning
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Our Brains– How They Work Video Clip– “How the Special Needs  Brain Learns” by Sousa Note the responsibilities of each lobe or  part presented
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Computed Tomography Scan (CT Scan)
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Positron Emission Tomography  (PET)
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Methods of Electroencephalogram (EEG) http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/image.html
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course SPE 2000 taught by Professor Rexcooper during the Fall '09 term at E. Illinois.

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