Gavin Keller; parent, teacher, school principal and education consultant, has written an easy to read bedside-table book for for every teacher and parent.
Using the power of storytelling, humour and graphics, Zip the Crocodile simplifies how mind, brain and education science merge to guide parents in raising their children in a challenging world. After 37 years in teaching and leading schools, Gavin simplifies the complicated and shows parents and educators how to teach children the way their brains process incoming sensory data. This often explains their behaviour.
At the heart of this book is the power of self-regulation. We all battle to self-regulate and we often don’t understand why we automatically react.
Gavin provides useful insight into recent research in neuroscience, psychology and education and how all three meet in Mind, Brain, Education science.