Differentiation: Achieving Success in a Mixed-Ability Classroom

Jul 11, 2019 by Karla Wang

 Differentiation in Mixed-Abilities ClassroomsToday’s classrooms are increasingly diverse. How can educators reach every student in the class? One word: Differentiation. Read about 4 ways teachers can meet the needs of a mixed-abilities classroom.

10 Ways Teachers Can Recharge Over the Summer

Jul 3, 2019 by Karla Wang

Summer is finally here, and you know what that means! Summer is a great time to relax and get away from the stress of teaching, grading papers, and dealing with rowdy kids. From self-care routines to discovering new locations, here are 10 amazing ways teachers can unwind and de-stress over the summer.

Inspiring Students to Read This Summer

May 22, 2019 by Kelly Keller

The end of the school year is approaching, and students are looking forward to vacation. Educators are ready for a break, too, but are also thinking about students losing momentum during summer. How can we encourage kids to continue to read and learn, when we know that some setbacks are statistically probable? 

 

2019 Education Trends

Jan 24, 2019 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

2019 Education Trends2019 is here already!  Let's take a look at what might be in store in education for the year ahead.  What are the trends to be watching as we move through 2019?  

Building a Foundation for School Readiness for Low-Income Children

Jan 17, 2019 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

School readinessSchool readiness skills begin in early childhood.  When parents work extra hours or come home too tired to read or play, children may not receive enough attention to develop the cognitive skills needed for school success.

A College Senior Mailed Us a Letter

Oct 25, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Fast ForWord ReviewCaleb starts out by telling us about the worst semester of his academic career. 

Building Listening Skills to Improve Focus and Attention

Aug 30, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

building listening skillsWhat is a normal attention span for kids? Learn more about age-appropriate attention spans and how you can help build listening skills and focus in your child!

Top 10 New Fast ForWord Features That Students and Educators Will Love

Aug 16, 2018 by Logan De Ley, MA, MS

Fast ForWord Foundations IThe new Fast ForWord Foundations I is here!  Fast ForWord with SmartLearning Technology is now easier and faster to use with built-in motivations and interventions. Learn more about the latest and greatest improvements with Fast ForWord.

ADHD vs. APD - Understanding & Managing Your Child’s Condition

Aug 2, 2018 by David Dixson

ADHD vs Auditory Processing DisorderADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder can look similar, but it’s important to understand if your child is dealing with attention or auditory processing issues. Learn more! 

When Symptoms Overlap - Differentiating Attention Issues

Jul 11, 2018 by Cindy Kupfer

When a child is struggling with forgetfulness, fidgeting, careless mistakes, and sleep problems, ADHD is often the diagnosis, but there are many medical conditions -- including auditory processing disorder and autism -- that also cause these symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about differentiating attention issues.

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