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The Write Brain

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How our brain affects writing and how writing affects the brain.

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The Write Brain

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  2. 2. The Write Brain<br /> How OurBrain Affects Writing and How Writing Affects Our Brain<br /> Bibinaz Pirayesh, Educational Therapist<br />
  3. 3. Goals:<br />Understand that writing is the single most complex academic task our brains ever do<br />Understand which parts of the brain are involved in writing<br />Have an overall picture of the Learning Continuum and how it’s reflected in writing<br />Understand the difference between writing and written expression<br />Understand how writing builds a better brain<br />
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  9. 9. Brain Basics<br />
  10. 10. What Learning Looks Like<br />
  11. 11. Neuropathways<br />
  12. 12. We Build New Pathways…<br />
  13. 13. Synaptic Density<br />2 year old<br />Newborn<br />Diamond & Hopson, 1998<br /> <br />
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  15. 15. In CNS Learning is Hierarchical<br />
  16. 16. The Learning Tree<br /> Academics<br /> (Music)<br />Executive Function<br /> (Conductor)<br /> Learning Skills<br /> (Orchestra)<br />
  17. 17. Active Phases of Learning<br />
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  22. 22. Take Home Message<br />Don’t Use the Brain to Consume Curriculum<br />Use Curriculum to Build the Brain<br />
  23. 23. Writing Process<br /> Choosing an Idea<br /> Planning<br /> Drafting<br /> Revising<br /> Editing<br /> Publishing<br />
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  26. 26. Writing Builds Better Brains<br />
  27. 27. Thank You<br />www.SuccessBeginsAtTheRoots.com<br />

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