Brain Myths in Education: Making Sense of Fact vs. Fiction

Mar 12, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
Some “brain myths” that have found their way into education are right on target, while others are outright wrong. Can you tell the difference?

How to Create an Effective Summer Learning Program

Feb 12, 2013 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

Yes, you cancreate an effective summer learning program, and it's easier with technology. Find out what the Rand Corporation's report on summer school recommends.

Early Childhood Education Funding: Federal, State, and Private Resources

Feb 5, 2013 by Joseph Noble, Ph.D

Recognition of the importance of pre-school programs is growing, and so is the availability of early childhood education funding. Start your grant search here with our big link list.

"What’s in the Common Core, but Missing in Your Curriculum” webinar by Dr. Martha Burns

Jan 29, 2013 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Martha Burns discussed how the Common Core State Standards focus more on  the “process of learning” than any previous educational standards. She reviewed the importance of executive functions to higher order thinking skills and shared-- how the Scientific Learning products can help students master the skills needed to be college and career ready.

Learning How to Learn

Jan 15, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
What are some  strategies teachers can use related to the Common Core State Standards that ensure students learn how to learn? Read more as Dr. Martha Burns shares her story about the 3 rdgrade teacher that changed her life forever.

5 Trends in Education for 2013

Jan 8, 2013 by Scott Sterling
The 5 trends in education for 2013 include flipped instruction and making learning authentic with video games and social media.  What do you think education trends will look like in the coming year?

How are Reading Skills Related to White Matter in the Brain (and Why Does It Matter)?

Dec 18, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read about the latest brain research on what happens in the brains of struggling and typical readers and why it matters to us as educators.

How The Arts Can Help Students Excel

Dec 11, 2012 by Jessica Velasco
In recent years, the arts in education have been seen as a less valuable piece of the curriculum. Are we hurting our students by not exposing them to the arts?  Read how arts education actually correlates to higher student achievement.

Cognitive Learning Styles in the Student-Centered Classroom

Dec 4, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.

Let students find their own learning style! Hear from Cory Armes how we can help each student reach his or her potential.

How a Low Performing School Achieved Double-Digit Gains

Nov 20, 2012 by Scott Sterling

Dr. Martha Burns from Scientific Learning and Mr. Charles Wilson, Principal of Korematsu Discovery Academy, presented a live webinar that discussed how Korematsu achieved a double-digit test-score gain and emerged from PI status in only two school years

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