Parent Homework – Brain Rules

Brain Rules

Mr. Le Duc asked parents who attended Capital’s Open House to read Brain Rules by John Medina. It is a great information source for legitimate current brain research findings. The author does a great job of making the material easy to read and understand.

Don’t have time to read the book?

Watch the 12 Brain Rules

Exercise EXERCISE | Rule #1: Exercise boosts brain power.
Evolution SURVIVAL | Rule #2: The human brain evolved, too.
wiring WIRING | Rule #3: Every brain is wired differently.
attention ATTENTION | Rule #4: We don’t pay attention to boring things.
shortterm SHORT-TERM MEMORY | Rule #5: Repeat to remember.
longterm LONG-TERM MEMORY | Rule #6: Remember to repeat.
sleep SLEEP | Rule #7: Sleep well, think well.
stress STRESS | Rule #8: Stressed brains don’t learn the same way.
multisensory SENSORY INTEGRATION | Rule #9: Stimulate more of the senses.
vision VISION | Rule #10: Vision trumps all other senses.
gender GENDER | Rule #11: Male and female brains are different.
exploration EXPLORATION | Rule #12: We are powerful and natural explorers.

Already Read BrainRules?

 Read How Children Succeed by Paul Tough

Don’t have time to read the book?

Listen to 2nd act of the radio program This American Life

What? Another great resource?

Read Made To Stick by the Heath Brothers


Don’t have time to read the book?

Watch the Made To Stick slideshow