Stress and the Human Brain

May 31, 2012 by Paul Nussbaum
Why is it harder to learn and remember things when we’re stressed?  Discover the brain physiology of stress, and find out how to calm your brain for better cognitive functioning.

Preventing Summer Brain Drain with Dr. Martha S. Burns

May 29, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

The stronger the pathways in the brain, the easier it becomes for a child to learn and retain information. How will your child stay sharp over the summer?

18 Ways to Encourage Students to Read This Summer

May 24, 2012 by Norene Wiesen

It can be hard enough to get students to read within the structure of the academic year, so how can you encourage your students to read during the summer break?

How to Rekindle the Love of Learning

May 22, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
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?

Free Webinars on Brain Health and the Science of Learning – Register Today!

May 17, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Summary: Join us in June for two live webinars: brain health with Dr. Paul Nussbaum and the science of learning with Dr. Martha S. Burns. Register today – you don’t want to miss these sessions!

Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning with Alan November

May 10, 2012 by PC Munoz
Educator Alan November discusses how focusing on information, collaboration, and empathy can create a new culture of learning in the classroom. More>>

My Favorite Teachers: Mrs. Bandy and Dr. Gerald Canter

May 8, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
In honor of Teacher Appreciation week, Dr. Martha Burns acknowledges the important role of teachers and shares fond memories of two teachers she’ll never forget.

No-Cost Education Webinars with Michael Horn and Dr. Virginia Mann – Register Today!

May 3, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Join us for a complimentary webinar! May presenters feature educator and author Michael Horn, and Dr. Virginia Mann, professor of Cognitive Sciences at UC Irvine. Register today!

3 Tips for Encouraging Verbal Communication in Young Learners

May 1, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Research shows that children from rich language environments start school with an advantage over their peers. What can parents do at home to help their children succeed?