Changing the Culture of Poverty by Doing Whatever It Takes

Jul 28, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
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Breaking the cycle of poverty is the aspiration Geoffrey Canada had in mind when he created Harlem Children’s Zone. Read his story and discover how early learning skills can have a long-term academic impact on students.

Reading in the Real World: Text Difficulty and Workplace Success

Jul 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
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Are high school reading standards challenging enough? Not if we go by this Lexile scores chart that shows a significant gap between high school reading levels and college and workplace reading demands.

Inspiring Fluency: One School’s Journey to Improve Reading Skills

Jul 21, 2011 by Jacqueline Egli
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Reading fluency is one of five core reading skills and plays a key role in reading development. Learn how one school improved reading skills with Reading Assistant software.

Jolene’s Story: “I Saw Tremendous Change”

Jul 19, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
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VIDEO: Scientific Learning Progress Monitor Jolene tells how Fast ForWord Language v2 helped her twin boys read at grade level after falling a year-and-a-half behind.

Ben’s Story: Intensive Intervention Helps a Young Boy on the Autism Spectrum Succeed

Jul 14, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Read the story of Ben, an autistic boy whose life changed after using a computer-based intensive language and reading intervention now available to families as part of Fast ForWord Home.

Left vs. Right: What Your Brain Hemispheres Are Really Up To

Jul 12, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Is the right side of your brain really more creative?  Read about right brain vs. left brain research and how views have changed since early studies.

The Need for Physically Active Learning

Jul 7, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Have you heard of “physically active learning”?  Find out how this new model integrating physical activity into classroom lessons can improve cognitive skills.

5 Paths To Brain Health: Tips From Dr. Paul Nussbaum

Jul 5, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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These brain health tips from clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Paul Nussbaum can help you keep your brain fit and healthy throughout your lifetime.