How Learning and Literacy Enhance Our Brains

Jun 30, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Learning to read pays lifelong dividends, and when educators understand how literacy enhances the brain, they can make more informed instructional decisions. Learn more...

The Magical Combination of Love and Limits: Tips for Teaching Positive Behavior

Jun 9, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Teaching positive behavior to toddlers is not always an easy task, but these tips demonstrate how you can turn negative behaviors into a positive learning experience.

The Essential Nature of Developing Oral Reading Fluency

Jun 7, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Current research shows oral reading fluency is a strong predictor of reading comprehension skills. Learn how  to develop and improve oral reading fluency with these fun activities.

Bilingual Babies: Language Delay or Learning Advantage?

May 3, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
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Do bilingual babies have stronger cognitive skills than their non-bilingual counterparts? Find out, and learn how you can easily build your child’s bilingual skills at home.

Engaging Children in the World with Words

Apr 26, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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Engaging children with words daily is a great way to build the neurological groundwork to understand language. Find out how you can create learning opportunities for your child in any situation.

Indispensible Automaticity: How Reading Frees the Mind to Learn

Feb 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula
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Automaticity in reading is the ability read without consciously thinking about it. Find out why automaticity is the foundation for student learning success.

Intensive Intervention Tier 3: What leads to the need?

Jan 20, 2011 by Terri Zezula
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Is it really a learning disability or just trouble reading?  Bring struggling readers back into the mainstream and free up tier 3 interventions for students who truly need them.

5 Insights from our Recent Brain Fitness Webinars

Jan 6, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Five memorable insights from our 2010 Brain Fitness Webinars series, addressing  the brain, reading, and student learning in today’s world.

HABLA Program Helps Disadvantaged Early Learners Lay Foundations for Success

Jan 4, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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The HABLA program which stands for “Home-based Activities Building Language Acquisition” shows promising results for disadvantaged early learners by supporting parents in helping their children build school readiness skills.

The Speech and Language Connection: The Nursery Rhyme Effect (Part 2)

Dec 30, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Nursery rhymes make a great teaching tool for young children learning the sounds, word order, grammar and rhythm of language.

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