13 Questions About The Build English Fast Solution

Sep 15, 2015 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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As you return to school this fall, do you have an increasing number of English language learners (ELL) in your class, school or district?ELLs and Fast ForWord  During our recent webinar, "Build the ELL Brain", Dr. Martha Burns discusses how the ELL brain develops and what interventions can help with English language development.  Take a look at the questions that Dr. Burns fielded at the end of the webinar and see if you can pinpoint students that you can help this year!

Alternatives to Medication in the Treatment of ADD

Mar 24, 2015 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Attentional problems in students have increased over the last few years and these problems can create significant learning challenges for students. What are some alternatives to medication in treating ADD and other attentional problems?  

Nearly 20 Years Later, What Have We Learned From Hart and Risley?

Feb 3, 2015 by Norene Wiesen
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Early language experienceIn 1995, research by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley revealed how differences in early language experience fuel the achievement gap in our nation’s schools. It’s been almost two decades, so why haven’t we made more progress?  We interviewed Dr. Steve Miller to find out.

Unlocking Potential and Inspiring Outcomes – Register for Visionary Conference 2015 Today!

Dec 16, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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2015 Visionary ConferenceAttending the 2015 Visionary Conference is the perfect way to jump-start your plans for the busy summer season. Build your confidence and competence or take your mastery to a higher level so you can inspire dramatic outcomes and unlock potential throughout the year!

5 Tips For Success from Your Fellow Educators

Nov 18, 2014 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP
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NCOL 2014Customers from across the country – and even China – came together in Dallas, TX, to share and learn from others the best tips for success with Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant. Here are 5 tips you can learn from them!

Congratulations to the 2014 Champions of Literacy!

Sep 29, 2014 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP
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Scientific Learning is pleased to announce a select group of educators nominated for this year’s Champions of Literacy award. We recognize these educators, selected from across the U.S., for their commitment on behalf of students, parents, and colleagues. 

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!

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?

The Neglected (But Necessary) Goal of Your Reading Program

Oct 22, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
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How is fluency the necessary bridge between word recognition and comprehension, and how do we get students there?  Learn more from reading and fluency expert, Dr. Timothy Rasinski, as he shares more on the link between fluency and comprehension.

Reading Fluency Infographic: Countdown to Comprehension

Oct 1, 2013 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Research shows that reading fluency is the key to building solid comprehension. How can you help your students become more fluent?

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