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.
Are your students more connected to technology than the great outdoors? Read on to find out why nature provides its own benefits and why playing outdoors is so important.
November is Bilingual Education Awareness Month!
Ever wondered what age is best to learn a new language? Or whether bilinguals "think" in both languages simultaneously? Discover how bilingualism improves executive function, what the latest research is on the critical period for language learning, and whether learning a new language raises IQ.
The amount of attention schools devote to improving standardized test scores is controversial. A new study by John Gabrieli at MIT is shedding some light on what’s not being measured. The results are food for thought.
Why is it that some children learn to read faster than other children, and what foundational skills can be strengthened to improve a child’s ability to read?
Dr. Martha Burns is an extremely knowledgeable and highly sought after speaker, so I'm pleased to let you know that an interview she gave on brain plasticity while in Australia is now available online.
How can educators best motivate students to learn? Stimulate their brains on a neurobiological level to optimize each student’s internal learning environment! Learn more...