4 Little-Known Facts about Poverty and the Brain (And What Educators Can Do about Them)

Sep 18, 2019 by Amy Takabori

Poverty and The BrainMany educators at Title 1 schools are increasingly implementing brain-based teaching and learning. What do Title 1 educators need to know about the impact of poverty on the brain? More importantly, how should school leaders apply brain-based learning to teaching? Keep reading to learn 4 little-known facts about poverty and the brain, plus 3 specific strategies educators can use in their Title 1 schools.

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.

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.

Our Top Four Webinars: Summer Learning

Jun 28, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

popular webinars Interested in summer Professional Development? Take a look at our most popular webinars from the last year. Enjoy listening/watching them from anywhere and learn the latest on how the brain learns, reading, dyslexia, autism, and more!

ADHD Symptoms by Age [Infographic]

Jun 14, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

ADHD infographic Is your child showing signs of ADHD?  Auditory processing disorder?  Or dealing with another attention issue altogether? Check out our infographic on how ADHD may look through the years for more insight on what might be happening for your child.

3 Ways We've Made the New Fast ForWord Better

May 1, 2018 by Logan De Ley, MA, MS

New fast ForWordWe spoke with many educators about their implementation struggles, strategies, and successes to discover how we could improve our Fast ForWord program even more. What came out of these conversations is an intervention program that is better, faster, and smarter! Learn more.

Autism and Brain Plasticity: 2018 Research

Apr 26, 2018 by Leslie Ferguson, MA, MFA

Autism researchEvery year, the highly esteemed Dr. Martha Burns reviews the freshest, latest research on autism, then translates it into understandable language for parents and practitioners alike. For Autism Awareness Month, read the top 5 facts we've learned, and 5 implications for treatment.   

4 Education Trends for 2018

Jan 25, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

education trends in 2018With a new administration in the White House, 2017 was an eventful year in education. And 2018 is sure to be as well. Check out our list of the top education trends to watch out for in 2018!

The Reading Brain: How Your Brain Helps You Read, and Why it Matters

Dec 6, 2017 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

The reading ready brainReading is a complex task that requires many parts of the brain. Learn what happens in the brain when you read and what you can do to build a reading-ready brain.

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