The Parent Trap: Getting Your Struggling Learner to Do Homework Independently

Apr 30, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
We want our children to be independent learners, but getting them there can be difficult. These tips can help.

Dyslexia, Auditory Processing Disorder, and the Road to College: Maria’s Story

Apr 9, 2013 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.

What happens when a mother realizes that her dreams for her child may be shattered because that child struggles with auditory processing issues, dyslexia, or other challenges never imagined?

Instilling a Love of Reading: What Every Teacher and Parent Should Know

Mar 27, 2013 by Jacqueline Egli
Children who do not read well will not be inspired to read or to practice reading more. So, how do we get our reluctant readers to love reading?

How to Re-Wire your Burned-Out Brain

Oct 16, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Feeling burned out?  Check out these tips from Dr. Martha S. Burns on how to motivate you and your brain again.

How Language Immersion Helps English Language Learners Succeed in School

Jul 17, 2012 by Norene Wiesen

The 'double whammy' for many young ELLs is that they experience poverty as well, and often do not get enough early language experience and exposure. How does early language help, and what kind of support do parents need to help their children succeed?

Help Us Congratulate Eddy on His Silver Medal!

Jun 28, 2012 by Chrissie Denniston
Hats off to our pal Eddy! Parents’ Choice has just awarded the Eddy’s Number Party! kindergarten math readiness app a silver medal for its fun and “user-friendly” features.  See the app for yourself!

Girl Brains and Boy Brains: What Educators and Parents Need to Know

Jun 12, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How different are the brains of boys and girls? What do educators and parents need to know about gender and the brain, and how can we best help students learn?

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?

The Motor-Cognitive Connection: Early Fine Motor Skills as an Indicator of Future Success

Apr 19, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

We generally don’t consider motor skills development in babies to be an essential element of cognitive development.  But is such thinking holding learners and educators back?

How to Support Social Development in Young Children

Mar 29, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
A child’s social skills are a compelling predictor of future success, both in and out of school. Learn how you can support social development in young children with these easy to implement tips.

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