Endorsing the Common Core State Standards Initiative

May 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
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The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to provide a nationally consistent framework that will ready American students for success in college and in the global workforce.

AMPing Up Our Teaching to Increase Intrinsic Student Motivation

May 24, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Learn some surprising truths about what really motivates people, and get tips for increasing student motivation in the classroom.

Grammar Skill Improvement with Fast ForWord Software

May 19, 2011 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D
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An experienced educator and doctoral researcher wanted to know if the Fast ForWord products could improve grammar skills for typical middle school students.  See what she found out. 

A Gymnast, a Cursor and a Monkey Named Aurora

May 17, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Read how brain plasticity and current advances in technology have the ability to change the way we live.

68% of Students Improve MEPA Proficiency Significantly after Fast ForWord®

May 12, 2011 by Andrew Ostarello
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See how 68% of ELL students significantly improved their English proficiency scores on the MEPA with Fast ForWord products.

Inspiring Students to Dream, Learn and Grow

May 10, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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The engaged student is the key to unlocking a world of inspiration and wonder. But what exactly isstudent engagement, and how can we motivate students to discover the wonders of learning on their own?

Antidotes to Summer Brain Drain (Part 2): 5 Ways to Pull the Plug on Learning Loss

May 5, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
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Worried about summer brain drain? Here are 5 ways to keep your child on track AND enjoy the summer.

Bilingual Babies: Language Delay or Learning Advantage?

May 3, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
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Do bilingual babies have stronger cognitive skills than their non-bilingual counterparts? Find out, and learn how you can easily build your child’s bilingual skills at home.