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.
We love when this happens. The other week, we received a lovely email from a Fast ForWord alum. A young woman named Rachel Weishar told us, "I know my life has been forever changed by this wonderful company." Read her full letter below!
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.
The end of the school year is approaching, and students are looking forward to vacation. Educators are ready for a break, too, but are also thinking about students losing momentum during summer. How can we encourage kids to continue to read and learn, when we know that some setbacks are statistically probable?
2019 is here already! Let's take a look at what might be in store in education for the year ahead. What are the trends to be watching as we move through 2019?
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.
What is a normal attention span for kids? Learn more about age-appropriate attention spans and how you can help build listening skills and focus in your child!
The new Fast ForWord Foundations I is here! Fast ForWord with SmartLearning Technology is now easier and faster to use with built-in motivations and interventions. Learn more about the latest and greatest improvements with Fast ForWord.
Interested in summer Professional Development? Take a look at our most popular webinars from the last year. Enjoy listening/watching them from anywhere and learn the latest on how the brain learns, reading, dyslexia, autism, and more!
When a child is struggling with attention issues, ADHD is a leading concern. While it is a common cause of focus and attention problems, there are a number of other issues that could be hindering a child's ability to concentrate. Continue reading to learn about 8 often overlooked issues that could be causing attention issues in children.