The Flipped Classroom: A Pedagogy for Differentiating Instruction and Teaching Essential Skills

Jul 31, 2012 by Scott Sterling
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What might a successful flipped classroom look like?  Read more to find out how the flipped classroom can benefit both students and teachers.

Human Intelligence and the Brain: Mapping Intellectual Ability

Jul 24, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Have you ever wondered what structures or areas in your brain allow you to understand language? Read books? Appreciate music? Find out what today’s researchers are discovering as they work to map intelligence in the brain.

Reading to Learn: Meeting the Challenge of Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Jul 19, 2012 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Data shows that about two thirds of third grade students are reading one or more levels below proficiency.  Many states have passed legislation to improve third grade reading proficiency, but how can educators help their students accelerate their acquisition of the reading skills needed to meet academic expectations?

How Language Immersion Helps English Language Learners Succeed in School

Jul 17, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
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The 'double whammy' for many young ELLs is that they experience poverty as well, and often do not get enough early language experience and exposure. How does early language help, and what kind of support do parents need to help their children succeed?

How to Improve Reading Skills Through Metacognition

Jul 10, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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How can teaching metacognition impact the way a student learns? Find out what the research says, and discover metacognitive strategies that can be applied to any subject at every grade level.

What Makes a Good Reader?

Jul 3, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Why is it that some children learn to read faster than other children, and what foundational skills can be strengthened to improve a child’s ability to read?