Help Us Congratulate Eddy on His Silver Medal!

Jun 28, 2012 by Chrissie Denniston
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Hats off to our pal Eddy! Parents’ Choice has just awarded the Eddy’s Number Party! kindergarten math readiness app a silver medal for its fun and “user-friendly” features.  See the app for yourself!

Developmental Dyslexia: Differences in the Pre-Reading Brain

Jun 26, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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What if there were a way to predict dyslexia, so that affected children could receive earlier intervention?  Recent research may have found a way to do just that—by looking at differences in the brain before children learn to read.

What Blended Learning Looks Like: Great Teachers and Proven Technology

Jun 21, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
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Students can accomplish a lot working independently with proven technology, but teachers play a critical role in reinforcing concepts, intervening when students have difficulties, and supporting students in their learning.

Characteristics of Rapidly Improving Schools with Bill Daggett

Jun 19, 2012 by PC Munoz
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Contrary to popular opinion, schools in the US are getting better at educating students for the 21st century. Find out what the most rapidly improving schools have in common from Dr. Bill Daggett, CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Using Stories to Teach: How Narrative Structure Helps Students Learn

Jun 14, 2012 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Stories are fun to listen to, but did you know they also help students learn?  The human brain has a natural affinity for narrative structure, using the elements of story to organize information.  Should you hone your storytelling skills?

Girl Brains and Boy Brains: What Educators and Parents Need to Know

Jun 12, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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How different are the brains of boys and girls? What do educators and parents need to know about gender and the brain, and how can we best help students learn?

So You Think You Know Something About the Brain?

Jun 7, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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It’s a sad fact that educators seeking knowledge of how the brain learns may not have access to reliable information.  Have you sorted fact from fiction?  Take this test and find out.

Disrupting K-12 Education: Innovating Learning with Michael Horn

Jun 5, 2012 by PC Munoz
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The way students learn is ever changing with the constant development of innovative technology. Learn how disruptive innovation is changing 21st century K-12 education.