The process of learning begins with
experiences that are etched upon
the brain. The brain is an organ of
learning, and learning is biological.
The purpose of this project is to
explore the brain as it relates to
learning and teaching.
You are a new teacher in an Arizona
public school. Your administrator has
asked you to give a presentation about
the learning process to the parents of
Create a presentation using PowerPoint
or Google Presentation (free online
software) of 15-25 slides that responds
to the items below:
1. What does it mean when we say the
best predictor of a child's learning is
what they already know?
2. Explain in detail how we learn.3. Explain the teachers' and parents'
roles in teaching and learning.
4. How are teaching and learning
5. Describe the regions of the brain
and their functions.
6. How do the regions of the brain
apply to school performance and
7. What are the relationships of brain
functions that are specific to literacy
8. What does it mean to teach to the
9. What are brain abnormalities?
10. How do brain abnormalities
impact learning (and teaching) in the
The slides should be appealing; use key
words and phrases, as well as diagrams
Make sure to use the notes section or
a separate document to script what you
will say in your presentation. Without
the script, your assignment will be
While GCU style format is not required
for the body of this assignment,
solid academic writing is expected
and citations and references should
be presented using GCU documentation
guidelines, which can be found in the
GCU Style Guide, located in the Student
This assignment uses a grading rubric.
Instructors will be using the rubric
to grade the assignment; therefore,
students should review the rubric prior
to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the assignment criteria
and expectations for successful
completion of the assignment.