We've translated some lesser known facts about the brain into "kidspeak" to share with your learners. Did you already know #4? How about #7? Take a look!
Teachers are an easy scapegoat for the widening achievement gap in the US. In fact, teacher quality is not the greatest predictor of a child's later success; socioeconomic status is. How do we work together to find the optimal ways to educate the 51% of students now receiving free and reduced lunch?
How do you know if auditory processing is impacting a child's ability to learn? Let's get back to basics: What is APD? Why is it so often mistaken with other issues? Read for 5 ways to support understanding in children with APD.
Are your students more connected to technology than the great outdoors? Read on to find out why nature provides its own benefits and why playing outdoors is so important.
Fast ForWord is one of the most researched reading interventions ever created, but what are researchers saying about it lately? Here are three takeaways (translated from neuroscience-speak into terms you can understand) that have practical application for those interested in improving skills for those with dyslexia, auditory processing, language and reading issues.
Seventy-five years after television was first introduced to American homes, we are just starting to realize its impact on learning and the brain. But is TV the true culprit? Or is the real issue what's NOT happening during TV time? Read more about the risks of too much TV on the brain.
When students understand the limitless potential of their brains, anything is possible! But what if you're using new information in the wrong ways? Read more to see if you're on the right track, and plan some time next week to talk with your students about the brain's fascinating ability to change for the better.
Is poverty US education's largest problem? For Poverty Awareness Month, we've compiled 10 surprising facts about how poverty affects academic success and what can be done to counteract its effects.
How can conversations help close the achievement gap? What types of conversations are most beneficial? Find out how you can implement strategies in your classroom starting today that can help boost learning for all your students.