The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model in Action: The following sample learning units illustrate our model for improving teaching and student achievement in the classroom. And you can download a template for developing your own learning units at the bottom of the learning unit chart.

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Organization
Developer
Grade/Subject
Learning Unit Title
1. Johns Hopkins University Ayres, Schindler, Walker, Yaksick 5th/ Social Studies U.S. Government: 3 Branches of Government
Brill, Borinsky, Quingert, & Burdette Social Studies Human Systems/Communities and the Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Amstulz, Dinerstein, McGowan, & Gardner Government Government
Plaut, Durso, & Levy 6th/Math, English, and Art The Power of Persuasion
Hovan, Garner, Kedzierski, Strittmatter, & Wienhold Physics True Colors at the Museum
Beyea, Bittinger, Hennessy, Kim, Senich, & Wise 4th Save the Bay
Isable, Showalter, Farley 8th/Math Inequalities and the Real World (written explanation)
Novak, S. High School English Conforming- A Study of The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Bowdish, Budd, Keys, Song Middle – High School Personal Growth
Bathras, T 4/ Social Studies Government
Bathras, T 4/ Social Studies Government Presentation
Angela Beyer College Middle Childhood Development
Angela Beyer College Middle Childhood Development Presentation
Tyler Callister 9th grade Genetic Engineering in Reproductive Medicine
Tyler Callister 9th grade Genetic Engineering in Reproductive Medicine Presentation
Anna Carello Grade 5 Revolution!
Anna Carello Grade 5 Revolution! Presentation
Katie Cole 4th grade Unit on Spirituals
Katie Cole 4th grade Unit on Spirituals Presentation
Christina DiMicelli Grade 7 Digital Footprints
Christina DiMicelli Grade 7 Digital Footprints Presentation
Allyson Eno Grade 1 Where We Are in Place and Time
Allyson Eno Grade 1 Where We Are in Place and Time Presentation
Elizabeth Harris Grade 4 Improving Attention Skills
Elizabeth Harris Grade 4 Improving Attention Skills Presdentation
Matthew Lewis Grade 7 Poetry
Matthew Lewis Grade 7 Poetry Presentation
Helen Markiewicz Grade 10/11 Photosynthesis: You are the Light of my Life
Helen Markiewicz Grade 10/11 Photosynthesis: You are the Light of my Life Presentation
Meghan Shea Parker Preschool Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: Botany Vocabulary
Meghan Shea Parker Preschool Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: Botany Vocabulary Presentation
Brent Pasko Grade 10 Code of Chivalry
Brent Pasko Grade 10 Code of Chivalry Presentation
Kristin Sacks Grade 8 To Kill a Mockingbird
Kristin Sacks Grade 8 To Kill a Mockingbird Presentation
Vicky Schneider Grade 1 The Weather
Vicky Schneider Grade 1 The Weather Presentation
Debra Townsend Grade 3rd/Art Konnichiwa, Japan
Debra Townsend Grade 3rd/Art Konnichiwa, Japan Presentation
Jimmie Walker Grade 4 Measuring My World
Jimmie Walker Grade 4 Measuring My World Presentation
Christopher A. Yim Grade 10 Meiosis: How Traits Are Inherited and Passed On
Christopher A. Yim Grade 10 Meiosis: How Traits Are Inherited and Passed On Presentation
2. Baltimore City Public Schools Z. Oliver 7th Language Arts Learning Unit Gathering Blue
Z. Oliver 7th Language Arts Novel Study Gathering Blue Presentation
A. James & K. Spann Pre K or K Learning Unit Three Little Pigs
A. James & K. Spann Pre K-K Three Little Pigs Presentation
T. Robinson, J. Tran, D. Wilson 5th/ Health Learning Unit Healthy Habits, Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies
T. Robinson, J. Tran, D. Wilson 5th Health Healthy Habits, Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies Presentation
M. Mundie & T. Jackson 3rd/ Life Science Learning Unit What's Sprouting in Spring?
M. Mundie & T. Jackson 3rd/ Life Science What's Sprouting in Spring Presentation
L.Thorburn K/ 1 Life Science Learning Unit How Does My Garden Grow
L.Thorburn K/ 1 Life Science Presentation How Does My Garden Grow
J. Frank, M. Fratangelo, & T. White 2/ Science Learning Unit Nutrition
J. Frank, M. Fratangelo, & T. White 2/ Science Nutrition Presentation
J. Dotimas 4/ Science Learning Unit Human Impact on Marine Ecosystem
J. Dotimas 4/ Science Human Impact on Marine Ecosystem Presentation
L. DeSell, A. Kilcoyne, & A. Kordonski 5 / Language Arts Learning Unit Tuck Everlasting
L. DeSell, A. Kilcoyne, & A. Kordonski 5/ Language Arts Tuck Everlasting Presentation
A. Robison & S. Dedmon 1 & 3/ Science Learning Unit Pollution in Our Environment
A. Robison & S. Dedmon 1 & 3/ Science Pollution in Our Environment Presentation
M. Dawson 5-7/ Math Learning Unit Proportional Sleuths
M. Dawson 5-7/ Math Proportional Sleuths Presentation
A. Finoggenoff 6-7 ESOL Learning Unit Communities Count
A. Finoggenoff 6-7 ESOL Communities Count Presentation
3. Roland Park Elementary/Middle School L. Bluth, C. Grizzard Grade - 5: Reading, Writing, Art Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Georgia Woerner Grade - 6 G/T: Science The Universe
Georgia Woerner Grade 5-6: Science Introduction to Science Skills
First Grade Team Grade - 1: Mathematics and Writing Data Detectives
Alexandra Fleming Grade - 6: Language Arts, Social Studies, and Technology The Mythological Stories of Ancient Greece
4. Kansas State University Vanessa DeLoach Grade: High School History The Civil Rights Movement
Lindsay Cook Grade - 6: World History Becoming a Civilization
Jennifer Funk Grade - 8: Writing and Literature Greek Mythology
Erin Bodlak Grade - 4: Social Studies Immigration and Culture
Audra Ricke Grade - 9-12: Art History Movements Through Time
Jacque Gehrt Grade - 5: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, and Social Studies Agriculture in Colonial Times and Today

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