Engaging Children in the World with Words

Apr 26, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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.

“I Thought We Were Losing Him”: Why We Become Teachers

Apr 12, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Read the powerful story of one struggling middle student who achieved a 4 year, 2 month reading level gain in just 60 days using the Fast ForWord program.  “Last year,” said his reading coach, “…I thought we were losing him…”

Opening the Classroom Through Online Collaboration: 21st Century Learning Environments

Mar 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Read real-life stories of online collaboration in our classrooms and find resources that can help you create a 21 stcentury learning environment.

Our Changing Education Landscape: Cutting-edge Research and Strategies for Today’s Educators

Mar 15, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
Our education landscape is changing, but where is it headed? Learn about current education challenges, and how to improve teaching and student learning.

Why Time Matters in Learning

Mar 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How important are timing and time in learning?  Find out about current research on “the temporal dynamics of learning” and how that research may soon help educators create optimal learning environments for students.

Goodnight Room: Story Strategies for Building the Best Bedtimes

Mar 8, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Parents often struggle with setting a routine bedtime schedule for children. Read today’s post for tips about how to create a routine sleep schedule, and enjoy your newfound “you” time.

Ok, so you made a mistake. But look what you learned!

Jan 26, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Making mistakes is an important part of learning.  How can we create a classroom culture that encourages students to view mistakes as learning opportunities?

Beating Bullying for Better Learning

Dec 16, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Beating bullying and keeping our schools safe for all students can dramatically impact the lives and quality of education for students.

A Sluggish Economy’s Drag on a Generation’s Ability to Perform and Achieve

Dec 2, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
The effects of the challenged economy could negatively affect young children’s ability to achieve for years to come.

Explore the Power of Play: Attend the Ultimate Block Party in NYC this Sunday, 10/03/10

Sep 30, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Explore the power of play at the Ultimate Block Party on 10/03/10 in NYC’s Central Park.  This event is for children of all ages and  emphasizes the importance of play in everyday life.