The Hand Model of the Brain - how can it help us in the classroom?


Are you familiar with Dr. Segal's Hand Model of the Brain? It's a fascinating approach to teach awareness of what is happening in the brain. This awarensess allows communicate with individuals and guide them back to a connected state when they've ' flipped their lid". 

I invite you to review the video linked aboved (it's 8 minutes in length) and the illustration below. (Image credit to Lindsey Brayman)

How can you use this information in your trainings and classroom? Does it support what we know about brain-based learning? 

I'd love to hear your thoughts. 


Kathy Tracey

Dan Segal's Hand Brain Model - explained in the link