Teaching and Learning with Intent through Guided Reading Activities

Sep 7, 2010 by Terri Zezula
Guided reading activities offer wonderful structures for bringing students and their teachers together, and engaging both in the teaching and learning process.

Musical Training and Cognitive Abilities

Aug 5, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

The debate over musical training and its benefits for the development of early cognitive abilities have raged now for almost two decades. Can classical music transform children into smarter, more effective learners?

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Baby’s Developing Brain (Part 1)

Aug 4, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
So here you are! In front of you is a newborn, a tiny miracle. What do you do?  Does it matter how you hold it, feed it, talk it, attend to it?  The short answer is “yes”…

Teaching Children to Read

Jul 6, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Teachers today are fortunate to have access to a wealth of scientifically based research into what works when teaching children to read.  Learn what works for different age groups.

Brain Research, Learning & Literacy: Webinar with Dr. Bill Jenkins

May 28, 2010 by Norene Wiesen

What happens in the brain when we learn language?  Be sure to take advantage of this unusual opportunity to learn from a brain plasticity expert via pre-recorded webinar.

What is Number Sense and How Does it Relate to Math Skills?

Apr 20, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
People have an instinctive ability to nonverbally represent numbers, called “number sense,” and we use it in every day decision making such as choosing the shorter checkout line at the store.

The Technological Lives of Today’s Students

Apr 16, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.

Today, students’ lives are steeped with technology in all its shapes and sizes and forms. If we wish to understand our, we must not only understand that mindset, but embrace it.

Apply for the “Science of Success” Classroom Microgrant for Teachers!

Apr 13, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

How would you use brain research findings to create the best learning experiences for kids?  Enter your project idea for a chance to win $200 and a Flip Video camera or iPod nano®.

Child Reading Development and Language Skills Webinar

Apr 8, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Without a good language background, a child is likely to struggle with reading. Children who are reading below grade level in the first grade are at risk for remaining below grade level in reading ability throughout their school years, and being poor readers as adults.

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