Self-Regulation Strategies for Students With Learning Disabilities

Mar 18, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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When a student with a learning disability struggles academically, it’s logical to think that the issue is related to the student’s deficit in a specific ability. And while that may be true, there might be more to it. Students with learning disabilities may not know how to effectively work through challenges. Here are 4 self-regulation strategies that can benefit your whole class.

8 Ways To Build Student Stamina

Jan 14, 2014 by Norene Wiesen
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Students who have mastered persistence are able to work through challenges, deal constructively with failures and adversity, and achieve the goals they have set for themselves. Try these tips for boosting your learners’ stick-to-itiveness.

5 Trends in Education for 2014

Jan 7, 2014 by Norene Wiesen
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The inclusion of listening standards in the Common Core heralds a new focus on listening instruction in the classroom. In 2014, teachers will spend more time demonstrating what listening “looks like;” explaining what students should be doing with their eyes, ears, and bodies while listening; directing learners to notice when they haven’t been listening; and measuring how well learners apply what they’ve been taught. What other education trends are predicted for 2014?

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.

How to Rekindle the Love of Learning

May 22, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
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Research demonstrates that, in the US, the motivation to learn declines steadily from third through ninth grade. How can parents and educators help young people rekindle the love of learning?

The Curious Mind: Interest, Drive, and the Road to Academic Success

Mar 13, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Traditionally, good grades and high achievement test scores have been given great weight in predicting a student’s future success.  But new research shows that the role curiosity plays in learning and life is not to be underestimated.  Read more>>

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.

Using Fiction Writing Activities to Develop Creative Thinking in the Classroom

Sep 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Are your students gifted creative thinkers?  Get practical tips for using fiction writing in the classroom to break habitual thought patterns and develop students’ creativity.

Leigh Ann’s Story: Making a Difference in Children’s Lives

Aug 4, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
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VIDEO: BrainPro Representative Leigh Ann shares some of the success stories that make her so passionate about being a Scientific Learning employee.

The Need for Physically Active Learning

Jul 7, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Have you heard of “physically active learning”?  Find out how this new model integrating physical activity into classroom lessons can improve cognitive skills.

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