Guest post by Dr. Marcia L. Tate. Posted originally on Developing Minds, Inc. as “20 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE THE BRAIN: #7 MANIPULATIVES, EXPERIMENTS, LABS, AND MODELS.” The use of the hands and brain activity are so complicated and interconnected that no one theory explains...
Author - Dr. Marcia L. Tate
Marcia L. Tate, EdD, is the former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During the course of her 30-year career with the district, she has also been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director.
Currently, through her company Developing Minds, Inc., Marcia serves as an educational consultant and has taught over 450,000 administrators, teachers, and parents, as well as community and business leaders, all over the world. Marcia also shares her expertise through her acclaimed catalogue of bestselling books: including Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites.