How a Low Performing School Achieved Double-Digit Gains

Nov 20, 2012 by Scott Sterling

Dr. Martha Burns from Scientific Learning and Mr. Charles Wilson, Principal of Korematsu Discovery Academy, presented a live webinar that discussed how Korematsu achieved a double-digit test-score gain and emerged from PI status in only two school years

How Language Immersion Helps English Language Learners Succeed in School

Jul 17, 2012 by Norene Wiesen

The 'double whammy' for many young ELLs is that they experience poverty as well, and often do not get enough early language experience and exposure. How does early language help, and what kind of support do parents need to help their children succeed?

How to Improve Reading Skills Through Metacognition

Jul 10, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

How can teaching metacognition impact the way a student learns? Find out what the research says, and discover metacognitive strategies that can be applied to any subject at every grade level.

Preventing Summer Brain Drain with Dr. Martha S. Burns

May 29, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

The stronger the pathways in the brain, the easier it becomes for a child to learn and retain information. How will your child stay sharp over the summer?

18 Ways to Encourage Students to Read This Summer

May 24, 2012 by Norene Wiesen

It can be hard enough to get students to read within the structure of the academic year, so how can you encourage your students to read during the summer break?

Free Webinars on Brain Health and the Science of Learning – Register Today!

May 17, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Summary: Join us in June for two live webinars: brain health with Dr. Paul Nussbaum and the science of learning with Dr. Martha S. Burns. Register today – you don’t want to miss these sessions!

Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning with Alan November

May 10, 2012 by PC Munoz
Educator Alan November discusses how focusing on information, collaboration, and empathy can create a new culture of learning in the classroom. More>>

Overall District Performance Score Improves at Almost Double the Rate of LA State Baseline Score

Feb 14, 2012 by Melissa Agocs

[VIDEO]: This research report highlights the St. Mary Parish district performance score improvements after Fast ForWord use. The district’s gains were measured using the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP).

In Independent Study of Fast ForWord, Sixth-Grade Students Exceed Expected Gains

Feb 2, 2012 by Melissa Agocs
VIDEO: This independent study from Bulloch County, GA, demonstrates significant gains by sixth graders—on or above, and below grade level—after using Fast ForWord software.

Helping Low-SES Students Thrive

Jan 26, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

Studies show a correlation between low academic achievement and socioeconomic status (SES). But many low-SES students are successful in school. What factors give these students an edge?

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