Response to Intervention and Special Ed Stats: Progress Report

May 7, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
Very few learners who enter special ed ever exit—only about 3%. The Response to Intervention model seeks to change that statistic. How has it performed so far?

The Parent Trap: Getting Your Struggling Learner to Do Homework Independently

Apr 30, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
We want our children to be independent learners, but getting them there can be difficult. These tips can help.

Early Childhood Education Funding: Federal, State, and Private Resources

Feb 5, 2013 by Joseph Noble, Ph.D

Recognition of the importance of pre-school programs is growing, and so is the availability of early childhood education funding. Start your grant search here with our big link list.

"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.

What Educators May Not Know about the Neuroscience of Learning

Nov 6, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Paula Tallal discussed her original research on auditory processing, its relationship to language development, and the far-reaching effect that deficiencies in those area can have on learning.

Eric Jensen Links New Brain Research With Teaching in New Webinar

Oct 23, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar for Scientific Learning Corporation, author Eric Jensen summarized current research about the brain and strategies that could be implemented in the classroom with all students.

Developmental Dyslexia: Differences in the Pre-Reading Brain

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

What if there were a way to predict dyslexia, so that affected children could receive earlier intervention?  Recent research may have found a way to do just that—by looking at differences in the brain before children learn to read.

Seldon’s Story: Testing Out of Special Education

Jan 19, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Hear the story of one student who tested out of her special education class after using Fast ForWord software, and the reactions of her teachers to her progress.

Longitudinal Study Shows Significant Fast ForWord Gains Endure Over Time

Oct 6, 2011 by Melissa Agocs

VIDEO: Students from Clarke County, GA, on average, showed a steady increase in CRCT reading scores with each passing year after starting to use Fast ForWord products.

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