• Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

  • Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

  • Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

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Language Study Offers New Twist on Mind-Body Connection

New study concludes that "language is designed to optimize motor action, but its knowledge consists of principles that are disembodied and potentially abstract." According to Albert Galaburda, co-author on the paper, the implications for LBLDs is "whether dyslexics have a primary disorder of grammar, or a primary disorder of experience with language, as in poor perception of speech reaching their ears when babies." See "Language Study Offers New Twist on Mind-Body Connection" in Medical News Today.

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Ten Obvious Truths

Ten Obvious Truths About Educating Kids That Keep Getting Ignored. The Washington Post reprints Alfie Kohn's wise words. 

 
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The Skillful Teaching Series with Jon Saphier

Join Dr. John Saphier for a short talk on teaching with a focus on getting and keeping students' attention. The Skillful Teacher Series: Areas of Performance, Repertoire, and Matching.

 
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Collaborative Strategic Reading: Wrap-Up

Explore different strategies for "wrapping up" a lesson through the process of Collaborative Strategic Reading READ MORE

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