Your most struggling student just isn’t listening – again. But could there be more to it? Auditory processing disorders can look a lot like inattention, and it’s not easy to tell the difference. Why is it so hard to figure out what’s going on?
All too often, teachers give little attention to the cognitive skills of writing. That’s a shame, because cognitive skills are the building blocks upon which writing depends.
Norman Doidge, M.D., discusses why the concept of brain plasticity—the brain’s ability to grow and change in structure and function in response to experience—is “the most important change in our understanding of the brain in 400 years.”
Find out how children around the world are rewiring their brains to overcome 'insurmountable' language and reading problems.
The pressure on educators to meet state guidelines and community expectations is mounting. Find out how breakthrough interventions can help diverse student populations succeed.
Have you wondered what the effect of the Fast ForWord program is on older students, or how it develops other skills besides reading?
New research centering on the electrical brain signals picked up by EEG is clarifying the relationship between auditory processing and language learning.
How early does environment begin to shape children into successful students or underachieving students? The answer has to do, in part, with how early babies start acquiring the skills needed to learn to read.