Differentiation: Achieving Success in a Mixed-Ability Classroom

Jul 11, 2019 by Karla Wang

 Differentiation in Mixed-Abilities ClassroomsToday’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.

Inspiring Students to Read This Summer

May 22, 2019 by Kelly Keller

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 Education Trends

Jan 24, 2019 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

2019 Education Trends2019 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?  

Building a Foundation for School Readiness for Low-Income Children

Jan 17, 2019 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

School readinessSchool 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.

Building Listening Skills to Improve Focus and Attention

Aug 30, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

building listening skillsWhat 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!

Top 10 New Fast ForWord Features That Students and Educators Will Love

Aug 16, 2018 by Logan De Ley, MA, MS

Fast ForWord Foundations IThe 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.

Our Top Four Webinars: Summer Learning

Jun 28, 2018 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

popular webinars 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!

8 Issues (Other Than ADHD) That Could Be Causing Attention Problems

May 16, 2018 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

attention problemsWhen 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.

3 Ways We've Made the New Fast ForWord Better

May 1, 2018 by Logan De Ley, MA, MS

New fast ForWordWe 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.

Autism and Brain Plasticity: 2018 Research

Apr 26, 2018 by Leslie Ferguson, MA, MFA

Autism researchEvery year, the highly esteemed Dr. Martha Burns reviews the freshest, latest research on autism, then translates it into understandable language for parents and practitioners alike. For Autism Awareness Month, read the top 5 facts we've learned, and 5 implications for treatment.   

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