Changing the Culture of Poverty by Doing Whatever It Takes

Jul 28, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Breaking the cycle of poverty is the aspiration Geoffrey Canada had in mind when he created Harlem Children’s Zone. Read his story and discover how early learning skills can have a long-term academic impact on students.

Jolene’s Story: “I Saw Tremendous Change”

Jul 19, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Scientific Learning Progress Monitor Jolene tells how Fast ForWord Language v2 helped her twin boys read at grade level after falling a year-and-a-half behind.

Ben’s Story: Intensive Intervention Helps a Young Boy on the Autism Spectrum Succeed

Jul 14, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Read the story of Ben, an autistic boy whose life changed after using a computer-based intensive language and reading intervention now available to families as part of Fast ForWord Home.

Dyscalculia: What to Do When Your Child is “Number Blind”

Jun 23, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.

What is dyscalculia? Learn the signs of “number blindness” and discover the steps you can take to help your child achieve academic success.

The Magical Combination of Love and Limits: Tips for Teaching Positive Behavior

Jun 9, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Teaching positive behavior to toddlers is not always an easy task, but these tips demonstrate how you can turn negative behaviors into a positive learning experience.

Limiting Young Children’s Screen Time for Long-Term Health

Jun 1, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Limiting screen time is important for your child’s long term health. Learn ways to monitor screen time and enjoy more free time with your child.

Antidotes to Summer Brain Drain (Part 2): 5 Ways to Pull the Plug on Learning Loss

May 5, 2011 by Norene Wiesen

Worried about summer brain drain? Here are 5 ways to keep your child on track AND enjoy the summer.

Bilingual Babies: Language Delay or Learning Advantage?

May 3, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Do bilingual babies have stronger cognitive skills than their non-bilingual counterparts? Find out, and learn how you can easily build your child’s bilingual skills at home.

Engaging Children in the World with Words

Apr 26, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Engaging children with words daily is a great way to build the neurological groundwork to understand language. Find out how you can create learning opportunities for your child in any situation.

Understanding Autism in Children

Apr 14, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

ASD children face struggles and challenges in the classroom daily. How can we help children on the autistic spectrum get the best learning experiences in school?

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