- Donna Wilson
Nova Southeastern University
DONNA WILSON, educational and school psychologist, is the academic team leader at the Center for Innovative Education and Prevention and adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. Her writing, teaching, and research centers on mind, brain, and education studies applied to an effective approach for teaching and learning. Recent publications include Five Big Ideas for Effective Teaching: Connecting Mind, Brain, and Education Research to Classroom Practice (Teachers College Press, 2013) and Flourishing in the First Five Years: Connecting Implications from Mind, Brain, and Education Research to the Development of Young Children (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2013), both with Marcus Conyers, and “Training the Mind’s Eye: ‘Brain Movies’ Support Comprehension and Recall,” The Reading Teacher (2012). Her current projects focus on cognition in the classroom, metacognition, attention, memory, motivation, and approaches and strategies to improve teaching and learning for students of all ages.