Summer Learning Programs, ELLs and the Achievement Gap

Feb 25, 2014 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP
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Educators are faced with responsibility and pressure like never before, so it’s no wonder that summer learning loss doesn’t often get the attention it deserves. But if every district offered a quality summer learning program to disadvantaged learners, some of those pressures might begin to let up. Here’s why.

Four Myths About Learning Disabilities

Feb 18, 2014 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP
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Learning differences or disabilities are frequently misunderstood. Symptoms of specific learning disabilities can be complex and confusing, and may look more like behavioral problems than learning problems to some. But some of the most common myths about learning disabilities are easy to dispel with a look at the facts.

Flipping the Classroom for Students With Learning Disabilities

Feb 11, 2014 by Norene Wiesen
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For many teachers, the words “flipped classroom” are nothing more than a synonym for having students watch pre-recorded lesson videos at home and then do related assignments – formerly homework – during class time. There’s no doubt that that is exactly what the flipped classroom typically looks like on the surface. But when flip teaching is done right, what matters is that it uses time differently and more effectively, in ways that can profoundly benefit all learners, including students with learning disabilities.

Right vs. Left Brained + Autism, APD, ADHD Neuroscience and More

Feb 4, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Our annual Visionary Conference for clinical providers takes place February 21-22, and like last year, the conference is open to anyone interested in attending. Get all the info on speakers and sessions here!