100 Days To Successful Aging
How you age depends a great deal on the choices you make. One of the ways you can choose to age well is by incorporating the contents of this book into your life.
This WORK book provides a holistic approach to aging. At the end of 100 days readers will have established a "strategy bank" including mental and physical exercise, life review, developing an attitude of gratitude, folk wisdom, creative/critical thinking and humor also known as internal jogging.
Mental Aerobics - 75 Ways to Keep Your Brain Fit
Mental Aerobics gives you 75 ways to keep your brain fit and reasons for doing so.
You'll find "Brain Breaks" throughout that offer you opportunities to do fun, stimulating, and challenging brain exercises.
You can use the book as a resource for yourself; aging parents, relatives, or friends; programs offered to aging adults; community programs; or in other ways that are limited only by your ingenuity and imagination.
Aerobics Mentales - 75 Formas de mantener su cerebro apropiado
Mental Aerobics has been translated into Spanish!
Sinopsis: Usted aprenderá: A preservar el más precioso don que tenemos: nuestro cerebro. Tener un pensamiento claro. Una buena memoria Una sensación de bienestar. La importancia de los "Cinco Grandes": la dieta, el ejercicio, los retos, las novedades y el amor. Entretenido y práctico, este libro, esperanzador y fácil de leer, en realidad cubre el tema de los aerobics mentales de la A la Z. Incluye una serie de "Ejercicios Cerebrales", los cuales son divertidos, estimulantes y, lo que es más importante, presentan a su cerebro un reto y lo exponen a cosas nuevas.
This practical, hands-on book trains Christian education leaders and teachers in the methods of "triangular teaching," an integrated approach involving multiple intelligence theory, brain research, and creative and critical thinking. It includes a section explaining triangular teaching methods and Bible lessons that illustrate the methods. The book includes helpful triangular teaching tips for the activities described in the Bible lessons. An appendix includes worksheets that a leader or teacher can photocopy for use in a group.
Start Here, as the name implies, is a basic how-to of teaching and learning with adults. Valuable information about group dynamics, the way adults learn, and the process involved in effective adult learning is laid out in a user-friendly fashion.
- Planning a lesson
- Dealing with disagreement in the class
- Adult faith development
- Using the Bible
- How to use learning hooks to increase participation
- New information about how adults learn Prayer Methods that engage a variety of learning styles Helping adults share their faith
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Start Here has been translated into Estonian!
Our Spiritual Brain
Brain research is about making discoveries. It is about learning how this most amazing organism works and how it influences every aspect of your life. Religious educators need to know how the brain functions and how to translate that information into better, more usable lessons to help students continue, with depth and purpose, on their journey of faith.
The first section of this book is a brief background of the brain research that is fascinating so many people in so many fields today. The second section is about learning, particularly brain-based learning. The third section is divided into twelve segments. Each segment is a practical application to Christian education based on the findings in brain research. The fourth section will help you to take your learning about the brain into new areas of discovery.
7 Ways of Teaching the Bible to Adults
This book shows teachers of adults how to use learning preferences to enhance the student's experience and enrich their own teaching. A chapter is devoted to each of seven specific intelligences: verbal, independent, social, visual, physical, musical and logical. Each chapter includes: suggestions for blending the preference into lessons, questions to help teachers determine their own preferences, a lesson focusing on the specific mode of learning , and a prayer demonstration. A bibliography, appendices and a self-discovery sheet are included. Appropriate for group or individual study and teacher training.
7 Ways of Teaching the Bible to Children
There are seven distinct ways of teaching and learning: verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, visual/spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, musical/rhythmic, interpersonal, and intrapersonal. In 7 Ways of Teaching the Bible to Children, Barbara Bruce uses these seven intelligences to show you how to meet the various learning needs of each child in your classroom.
The 25 Old and New Testament lessons which are included feature warm-up exercises, scripture readings, activities, and options for tailoring the lesson to all your students' individual learning needs. Practical advice for discovering each child's learning preferences, reproducible patterns and handouts, and a teacher training session are also included. The Bible story lessons can be used independently or with existing class curriculum.
Teaching Children Bible Basics
Teaching Children Bible Basics is a book of 34 Old and New Testament lessons that helps children ages 8 to 10 learn how to use the Bible. The lessons and activities are designed to teach children how the Bible came to be, how to use this important book, about the Torah, and about the important stories of the Hebrew and Christian Testaments.
Key Features: Features 16 Old Testament and 20 New Testament lessons; Provides 30 to 45 minute experiential lessons that teach children how to use the Bible; Each lesson accommodates the needs of various learning styles; Each lesson highlights a specific desired result (for example, students will discover and retell the creation story day by day); Each lesson includes a lesson focus, a Scripture text, a section listing materials needed, various learning activities, discussion questions related to the Bible topics being discovered, and a closing prayer.
Key Benefits: Teachers will be enabled to teach children aged 8 to 10 basic Bible skills through interactive Bible lessons that stimulate creativity and critical thinking; Teachers will find practical help and guidance in how children can gain a working knowledge of the structure of the Bible, the organization of the books of the Bible, and the significance of the Bible to Christians; Can be used with any Bible translation.