Many educators at Title 1 schools are increasingly implementing brain-based teaching and learning. What do Title 1 educators need to know about the impact of poverty on the brain? More importantly, how should school leaders apply brain-based learning to teaching? Keep reading to learn 4 little-known facts about poverty and the brain, plus 3 specific strategies educators can use in their Title 1 schools.
Today’s classrooms are increasingly diverse. How can educators reach every student in the class? One word: Differentiation. Read about 4 ways teachers can meet the needs of a mixed-abilities classroom.
School readiness skills begin in early childhood. When parents work extra hours or come home too tired to read or play, children may not receive enough attention to develop the cognitive skills needed for school success.
Most of us who spend time with kids know that good social skills are a must for navigating life. But many children today are not developing the social skills they need to effectively handle interpersonal relationships. Is screen time getting in the way?
Students in cooperative learning groups don’t always allow each other equal participation. For a more inclusive environment, try these strategies.