Whole Brain Teaching:

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Lindstrom, N. (2010). Funny gestures, chants spice up daily lessons. High Desert Daily Press.

Nehdi, A.H. (May 2010). Whole brain thinking: Ignore it at your peril. American Society for Training & Development.

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Project Based Learning

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Portfolio Based Assessments

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Freedman, S.W. (March 1995). Exam-based reform stifles student writing in the U.K. Educational Leadership

Darling-Hammond, L. (1994). Performance-based assessment and educational equity. Harvard Educational Review 64(1).

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