Teachers and school administrators, especially at Title 1 schools, who want to make the most out of their funding should consider what neuroscience research can contribute to their programs. But what does neuroscience have to do with Title 1? Below are the top 3 reasons why neuroscience should be part of the Title 1 conversation, along with corresponding action items for educators.
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.
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.
We spoke with many educators about their implementation struggles, strategies, and successes to discover how we could improve our Fast ForWord program even more. What came out of these conversations is an intervention program that is better, faster, and smarter! Learn more.
Reading is a complex task that requires many parts of the brain. Learn what happens in the brain when you read and what you can do to build a reading-ready brain.
When students read poorly, they often generalize it to other subjects (“Maybe I am just dumb”) and most things in school can become overwhelming. That’s painful to watch. How would you like to have joyful, confident readers? How would you like this for free - zilch, nada, zippo?
We asked our implementation experts (also known as Professional Development Managers) about what they see in classrooms across the country, how you all are motivating your kiddos, and their top piece of advice for you this year. I was most excited about the story at the end!
Make the most of summer by watching some of our most popular webinars to date on topics such as poverty, auditory processing, dyslexia and more. These can be viewed from anywhere so pull out your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Enjoy!
2016 is here already! Learn how advances in neuroscience, social psychology, and technology combine to reshape the educational landscape in our predictions for trends in general and special education.
With the New Year upon us, it’s time for special education leaders and practitioners to reflect and develop a plan that takes into consideration the changing landscape of special education and the impact these changes may have on current and future practices. Here are 10 trends that you should continue to keep your eyes on as you develop your strategic plan of action in 2015.