pt. 1. Background you need. What is brain-compatible teaching The old and new of it When brain research is applied to the classroom everything will change Change can be easy We're not in Kansas anymore Where's the proof Tools for exploring the brain Ten reasons to care about brain research The evolution of brain models Be a brain-smart consumer: recognizing good research Action or theory: who wants to read all that research Excellent sources of research Fun factoids on the brain What's in the human brain Brain teaser The brain divided The brain connected Brain geography Brain "cell" ebration: far-out facts about brain cells Learning happens but how Are today's kids different Boy's and girl's brain differences Learning disabilities; different brains The cranial soup bowl: understanding the chemicals in our brains pt. 2. The foundation for teaching is principles, not strategies. What are the principles Principle 1: the principle of change: brain is dynamic, not fixed Principle 2: the principle of variety: all brains are unique Principle 3: the principle of developmental sensitivity Principle 4: the principle of interaction: we have a social brain Principle 5: the principle of connectivity: the brain is an integrated system of systems Principle 6: the principle of memory malleability Principle 7: the principle of resource consumption necessity for processing pt. 3. So what; now what. Asking big questions: what's in a brain-compatible curriculum Brain-compatible test-taking success strategies Systemic change: the next level Big picture analysis: transformation happens Action research makes a difference The learning community What's next.