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.

Selective Hearing: How Your Brain Extracts Meaning from the Noise

Nov 27, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How can selective hearing help your students in the classroom?  New research indicates that selective hearing can help us focus on one voice in the sea of other noises and how we can benefit from this.

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

What Educators May Not Know about the Neuroscience of Learning

Nov 6, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Paula Tallal discussed her original research on auditory processing, its relationship to language development, and the far-reaching effect that deficiencies in those area can have on learning.

Eric Jensen Links New Brain Research With Teaching in New Webinar

Oct 23, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar for Scientific Learning Corporation, author Eric Jensen summarized current research about the brain and strategies that could be implemented in the classroom with all students.

Brain-Building for Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Oct 2, 2012 by PC Munoz
Dr. Martha Burns talks about the sobering statistics related to third grade reading proficiency and offers solutions to get struggling readers back on track.

Join Us for Our 2012 Fall Webinar Series for Educators

Sep 4, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Our fall webinars begin this week and include topics on how the brain learns and how to increase student achievement.  Register today!

Reading to Learn: Meeting the Challenge of Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Jul 19, 2012 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Data shows that about two thirds of third grade students are reading one or more levels below proficiency.  Many states have passed legislation to improve third grade reading proficiency, but how can educators help their students accelerate their acquisition of the reading skills needed to meet academic expectations?

Developmental Dyslexia: Differences in the Pre-Reading Brain

Jun 26, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

What if there were a way to predict dyslexia, so that affected children could receive earlier intervention?  Recent research may have found a way to do just that—by looking at differences in the brain before children learn to read.

What Blended Learning Looks Like: Great Teachers and Proven Technology

Jun 21, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Students can accomplish a lot working independently with proven technology, but teachers play a critical role in reinforcing concepts, intervening when students have difficulties, and supporting students in their learning.

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