Making Computerized Learning Work Takes WORK

Mar 31, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Too often schools and districts implement computerized learning solutions—with the best of intentions—and find that they don’t work as promised. Why?

Opening the Classroom Through Online Collaboration: 21st Century Learning Environments

Mar 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Read real-life stories of online collaboration in our classrooms and find resources that can help you create a 21 stcentury learning environment.

After Just 24 Days, Summer School Students Significantly Improve Reading Scores

Mar 24, 2011 by Logan De Ley

Struggling readers from 11 Wayne County public schools achieved a significant increase in reading skills score after using Reading Assistant during a 5-week summer program. Find out how…

The Trend to Blend: The Debate Over Online and Blended Learning

Mar 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Blended Learning has increased 47% since 2005-06, yet still remains the center of debate. Discover the pros and cons of blended learning, as well as how costs match up to traditional classroom costs.

Increasing Our Alertness to Caffeine Use in Ourselves and Our Children

Mar 18, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
What effect does caffeine have on your child’s developing brain? Read about positive and negative effects of caffeine, and why limiting your own caffeine consumption can significantly benefit your child.

3 Fun Brain Activities for Kids

Mar 17, 2011 by Josefina Rodriguez
Brain activities are a great way to get kids interested in learning. Read today’s post for fun brain activities that are sure to engage and enlighten kids about the brain.

How Learning to Read Improves Brain Function

Mar 16, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Does learning to read improve overall brain function? Read about current brain research and discover how learning to read can improve student performance in other subject areas.

Our Changing Education Landscape: Cutting-edge Research and Strategies for Today’s Educators

Mar 15, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
Our education landscape is changing, but where is it headed? Learn about current education challenges, and how to improve teaching and student learning.

4 Ways to Celebrate Brain Awareness Week 2011

Mar 14, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Brain Awareness Week 2011 is here, and it’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about the brain and how the brain learns!  Here are 4 great ways to celebrate Brain Awareness Week both in the classroom and out.

Why Time Matters in Learning

Mar 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How important are timing and time in learning?  Find out about current research on “the temporal dynamics of learning” and how that research may soon help educators create optimal learning environments for students.