The Brain: Developing Memory in Developing Brains DVD

Item #: 3525-DVD
ISBN: 1-57175-950-6

©2010 Learning ZoneXpress

Run time: 21 minutes
Audience: Grades 7 - Adult
Closed Captioned

The human brain is fascinating – every movement we make, everything conscious or unconscious stems from our brains. The most critical time for brain development is from birth to age five. What can parents and caregivers of children do to help give those developing brains the best chance for success? Discover how the basic workings of the brain influence our memory and how we learn and what can be done to encourage healthy brain development in children.

The Brain: Developing Memory in Developing Brains includes:
• Review main parts of the brain: medulla, cerebellum, thalamus, and amygdala and their functions
• Explore the difference between short and long term memory
• Discuss practical things parents and caregivers can do to promote learning, such as finger plays, action songs, baby massage, and more
• Examine the importance of multi-sensory learning and repetition
• Encourage a child’s self-confidence through positive affirmations, secure environments, and more
• Create a joy of learning by making learning fun

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“…information is valuable and this will be a welcome resource for anyone working with youngsters.” Recommended
--Video Librarian, September/October 2010