Strategies To Teach Vocabulary With Context

Mar 19, 2013 by Osvaldo Soto, Ph.D

“Students, today we are going to learn about: like terms, monomials, binomials, trinomials, and ultimately polynomials. Please take out your notebook and write these terms down…”

Brain Myths in Education: Making Sense of Fact vs. Fiction

Mar 12, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
Some “brain myths” that have found their way into education are right on target, while others are outright wrong. Can you tell the difference?

Daily Reading Practice: More Important Than You Would Ever Imagine

Mar 5, 2013 by Maura Deptula
Daily reading practice in our classrooms is essential for students who do not read regularly at home. Find out what a difference just 10 minutes of modeled reading can make.

Adolescent Learning: Why Reading Interventions Aren't Working

Feb 26, 2013 by Cara Gipson
Adolescents have flatlined in reading in the US, while younger learners have improved. Find out what can be done in this recorded webinar with Dr. Martha Burns.

How to Create an Effective Summer Learning Program

Feb 12, 2013 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

Yes, you cancreate an effective summer learning program, and it's easier with technology. Find out what the Rand Corporation's report on summer school recommends.

"What’s in the Common Core, but Missing in Your Curriculum” webinar by Dr. Martha Burns

Jan 29, 2013 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Martha Burns discussed how the Common Core State Standards focus more on  the “process of learning” than any previous educational standards. She reviewed the importance of executive functions to higher order thinking skills and shared-- how the Scientific Learning products can help students master the skills needed to be college and career ready.

RTI is a Verb

Jan 22, 2013 by Chris Weber, Ed.D

Dr. Chris Weber explains how Response to Intervention (RTI) has been over-complicated.

Learning How to Learn

Jan 15, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
What are some  strategies teachers can use related to the Common Core State Standards that ensure students learn how to learn? Read more as Dr. Martha Burns shares her story about the 3 rdgrade teacher that changed her life forever.

5 Trends in Education for 2013

Jan 8, 2013 by Scott Sterling
The 5 trends in education for 2013 include flipped instruction and making learning authentic with video games and social media.  What do you think education trends will look like in the coming year?

How are Reading Skills Related to White Matter in the Brain (and Why Does It Matter)?

Dec 18, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read about the latest brain research on what happens in the brains of struggling and typical readers and why it matters to us as educators.

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