• 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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Food for Thought About Teaching Reading

From Alfie Kohn, via The Washington Post, a thoughtful piece to help us all reflect on our classroom practices, Seven Ways Schools Kill the Love of Reading in Kids--and Four Principles to Help Restore It.

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The Mysterious Workings of the Adolescent Brain

In this video from TED, Sarah Jayne Blakemore (Institute of Cognitive Science at University of London) offers a 15 minute explanation of adolescents' challenges with taking on another's perspective, risk-taking, etc.

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Digital Apps to Support Students with Dyslexia

Here is a helpful resource from U of Michigan for teachers who work with students who have dyslexia. A good comprehensive lists of apps useful to students, along with their prices and the devices on which they can be used. Lots of ideas here!

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Metacognition

Metacognition is explained as "thinking about thinking" and is important in comprehending reading material. READ MORE

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