Behavior Problems in School: Empowering Students to Self Discipline

Sep 11, 2012 by Scott Sterling
Students with behavior problems will not “just grow out of it”. The same skill deficiencies that affect their success in school will affect their success in the workplace, if they make it that far.  What can be done?

Introverted Students in the Classroom: Nurturing Their Hidden Strengths

Aug 21, 2012 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Academic ability is only one factor determining a student’s ability to succeed in the classroom. Find out how temperament factors in, such as whether the learner is an introvert or extrovert.

How to Improve Reading Skills Through Metacognition

Jul 10, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

How can teaching metacognition impact the way a student learns? Find out what the research says, and discover metacognitive strategies that can be applied to any subject at every grade level.

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.

The Curious Mind: Interest, Drive, and the Road to Academic Success

Mar 13, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Traditionally, good grades and high achievement test scores have been given great weight in predicting a student’s future success.  But new research shows that the role curiosity plays in learning and life is not to be underestimated.  Read more>>

What Does The Marshmallow Experiment Tell Us About Self-Control?

Jan 24, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Tell a four-year-old that she can eat one marshmallow now or wait 15 minutes and eat two. What does the child’s self-control, or lack of, tell us about her likelihood of future success?  Read>>

Building Your Child’s Self-Confidence

Jan 10, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Building your child’s self-confidence is a challenging task for any parent. Read these great tips to help your child become a more confident learner.

Six Reader-Selected Posts in Honor of Our 2nd Blogaversary

Jan 5, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
In honor of our 2 ndblogaversary, we asked our readers to share their favorite posts from the Science of Learning blog . Read their responses and check out the posts that inspired them.

Creating Safe Learning Environments: How Classroom Management Influences Student Performance

Nov 15, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Bullies and intimidating teachers can impair classroom learning. Find out how creating safe learning environments can boost student engagement and help students learn better.

Modeling Healthy Choices: Three Habits for Optimal Brain Health

Nov 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Optimal brain health is influenced by the small choices we make every day. Follow these 3 easy steps to help your brain stay healthy.

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