New research indicates that babies' brains can be trained to discriminate sounds, which are the building blocks of language. Could this lead to better cognitive and language skills later on in life?
Summer is almost here! What will you do to help your reluctant reader over the next few months? Take a look at these 3 practical ideas.
With 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with autism, what are some of the latest research findings on autism? What are some of the interventions that might be effective in children with autism? Take a look as Dr. Martha Burns explores 4 new research findings on autism.
What are some of the benefits of ADHD and dyslexia? How does using a strengths-based approach help us all to better understand these processing differences? Let's rethink the deficits model.
Attentional problems in students have increased over the last few years and these problems can create significant learning challenges for students. What are some alternatives to medication in treating ADD and other attentional problems?
What is automaticity in reading and why is it important? Is reading quickly a sign of reading fluency and comprehension? Dr. Timothy Rasinski explains the importance of automaticity and speed in reading fluency and comprehension.
How can learning a new language rewire the brain? Take a look at the latest research into how the brain responds when learning a new language and how this has the potential to impact lifelong learning and cognitive control.
In 1995, research by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley revealed how differences in early language experience fuel the achievement gap in our nation’s schools. It’s been almost two decades, so why haven’t we made more progress? We interviewed Dr. Steve Miller to find out.
As districts wrestle with the need to increase rigor for learners at all levels of language proficiency, we’re bound to see changes in the way ELLs are educated. Here are four trends we expect to see this year.
With the New Year upon us, it’s time for special education leaders and practitioners to reflect and develop a plan that takes into consideration the changing landscape of special education and the impact these changes may have on current and future practices. Here are 10 trends that you should continue to keep your eyes on as you develop your strategic plan of action in 2015.