• 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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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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Does the Dyslexia Label Disable Teachers?

We know self-efficacy is essential to both academic and life success. A recent study reported by the British Psychological Society indicates that the labels used to identify students' academic vulnerabilities may actually interfere with teachers' sense of self-efficacy. Teachers of students with "dyslexia" were less likely to believe they could help students than teachers of students with "reading difficulties." 

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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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