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?

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!

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.

Recognizing Emotions After Brain Injury: Re-Learning a Critical Social Skill

Oct 4, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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For many, re-learning social skills after brain injury may seem like a daunting task. Can the brain recognize emotions after injury? Read to find out.

How Learning and Literacy Enhance Our Brains

Jun 30, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Learning to read pays lifelong dividends, and when educators understand how literacy enhances the brain, they can make more informed instructional decisions. Learn more...

Tapping the Source: Finding and Using the Innate Student Passion for Learning

Jun 16, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Looking for a way to harness innate student passion to create an optimal learning experience? Try these tips from thought-leader Mark Prensky!

Brain Research, Learning & Literacy: Webinar with Dr. Bill Jenkins

May 28, 2010 by Norene Wiesen
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What happens in the brain when we learn language?  Be sure to take advantage of this unusual opportunity to learn from a brain plasticity expert via pre-recorded webinar.

Brain Fitness Is Not A Game

Apr 30, 2010 by Terri Zezula
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The conclusion of the BBC brain training study is baffling. Were the tasks adaptive, motivating, and practiced with intensity and frequency? Was there cross-training of skills?  Learn what brain training is and what it is not...