How Students Learn by Explaining Their Thinking

Nov 19, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
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If you want to master something, teach it.Or so the saying goes. But is the platitude based in fact? Can students really learn better by explaining? The evidence says yes. Research shows that coming up with an explanation can help students learn more effectively than having an explanation handed to them.

How I Became an Early Reader

Nov 12, 2013 by Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D
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Do you recall how you learned to read? Were you an early reader, someone who learned to read before starting school? I was an early reader and so were my brother and sister. Yet, we didn’t learn to read in the way that most early readers learn. My parents didn’t read books to us at home, so what did they do right?  

Auditory Processing Disorder Interventions: How Do They Work?

Nov 5, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Auditory processing disorders can be traced to specific regions of the brain, especially regions of the brainstem. Find out how targeted auditory processing disorder interventions result in better listening skills and improved brainstem response to speech.