Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on
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Challenging problems with several paths to the solution encourage students to develop their understanding of mathematical concepts.
Mesmer, H. A. E. (2020, January 23). There Are Four Foundational Reading Skills. Why Do We Only Talk About Phonics?. Retreived January 31, 2020.
Here’s the good news: Most educators have gotten the message that K-5 students need to learn the foundational reading skills outlined in the common core
Schwartz, S. (2019, December 3). More Than Phonics: How to Boost Comprehension in Early Readers. Retreived January 15, 2020.
What do you do when hear a word you don’t know? In Ashley Palmer’s kindergarten class, you stop. And you talk about it.
Lovette, G. E. & Kenni, L. A. (2019, December 16). It’s Not Just Teachers Who Need a Lesson in the Science of Reading. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
Despite the billions of dollars devoted to improving reading outcomes, the 2019 NAEP results confirm that our country remains mired in a decades-long literacy crisis:
Sawchuk, S. (2019, December 3). Improved Reading Isn’t Just a Teaching Shift. It’s a Culture Shift. Retreived January 15, 2020.
Already troubled by her 4th grade students’ low reading levels, San Antonio-area teacher Melody Fernandez entered “survival mode” when she was moved down to 1st
Juntti, M. (2019, December 17). Want to Raise a High-Achieving Kid? Talk to Your Toddler Like This. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
The way you talk to toddlers can determine how well they do in school throughout life. But not just any conversation will do.
Sparks, S. (2020, January 15). Brain Scans in the Classroom? Project Trains Teachers to Do Hands-On Research. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
Neuroscience has given educators a new way of thinking about how students change and grow as they learn. Now one research partnership is teaching them
Whenever I ask students a question and they respond with a long silence, I start to worry about a few things. I worry about the
If we want our students to be skilled thinkers, we must give them the linguistic tools of the trade.