"What’s in the Common Core, but Missing in Your Curriculum” webinar by Dr. Martha Burns

Jan 29, 2013 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Martha Burns discussed how the Common Core State Standards focus more on  the “process of learning” than any previous educational standards. She reviewed the importance of executive functions to higher order thinking skills and shared-- how the Scientific Learning products can help students master the skills needed to be college and career ready.

Characteristics of Rapidly Improving Schools with Bill Daggett

Jun 19, 2012 by PC Munoz
Contrary to popular opinion, schools in the US are getting better at educating students for the 21st century. Find out what the most rapidly improving schools have in common from Dr. Bill Daggett, CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Disrupting K-12 Education: Innovating Learning with Michael Horn

Jun 5, 2012 by PC Munoz
The way students learn is ever changing with the constant development of innovative technology. Learn how disruptive innovation is changing 21st century K-12 education.

Blended Learning Implementation Strategies for the K-12 Classroom

Jan 3, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Learn the benefits of blended learning implementation strategies, as well as how you can implement these blended learning strategies in the K-12 classroom.

Bringing Learning to Life in the Classroom: Technology for 21st Century Schools

Dec 22, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
On the cutting edge in education, 3D immersive technologies are transforming the classroom learning experience.  How do students benefit from 3D tools, and what do they mean for the future?

Facebook in Schools: Tool or Taboo?

Dec 1, 2011 by Joseph DuLaney
Should Facebook be allowed in the classroom or should it be banned?  Can it be used to contribute to classroom discussion, or is it a distraction that takes up precious time?

Endorsing the Common Core State Standards Initiative

May 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald

The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to provide a nationally consistent framework that will ready American students for success in college and in the global workforce.

The Trend to Blend: The Debate Over Online and Blended Learning

Mar 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Blended Learning has increased 47% since 2005-06, yet still remains the center of debate. Discover the pros and cons of blended learning, as well as how costs match up to traditional classroom costs.

Results from a “Gold Standard Study” Show Significant Student Gains in Language and Literacy Skills

Sep 22, 2010 by Logan De Ley

A study conducted in Western Australia  using a randomized controlled trial design showed that students who used the Fast ForWord products made significantly greater language and literacy gains than students who did not use the Fast ForWord products.

40% of Non-Proficient Students Reach Reading Proficiency in One Year with Fast ForWord

Sep 14, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

Students were selected from grades one through eight to participate in this longitudinal study on the effects of using the Fast ForWord Reading software in Clarke County School District in Georgia.  It was determined that 40% of the non-proficient students reached CRCT reading proficiency in one year with the use of the Fast ForWord Reading software.

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