Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on
Strauss, V. (2015, September 1). The decline of play in preschoolers – and the rise in sensory issues. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
Here is a new post from pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom, author of a number of popular posts on this blog, including “Why so many
Palm, M. (2019, December 12). The Students Who Taught Me the Power of Metacognition. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
We all have that one student who teaches us more in one year than we ever thought possible. Mine was a 5th grader named Jasmine
Simmons, C. (2019, December 12). Tips for Building Metacognition Muscle. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
The brain is always doing one thing: thinking. As educators, one of our responsibilities is to teach students how to think when they are in
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
Willis, J. (2019, September 30). Maintaining Students’ Motivation for Learning as the Year Goes On. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
Neuroscience can suggest ways to keep students working toward their learning goals after their initial excitement wears off.
Frontiers. (2017, August 25). Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new
Schwartz, S., & Sparks, S. D. (2019, October 2). How Do Kids Learn to Read? What the Science Says. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
We’ve put together this overview of the research on early reading, in grades K-2. It covers what’s known about how we should teach letter-sound patterns,
Gail Kennedy of our ACEs Connection team came up with the idea for the 3 realms of ACEs while talking with Elaine Miller-Karas of the
Brain Features and Executive Function Evidence Based Practices that improve student outcomes.