Retrieval is great. But how do I get my students on board?
Poverty, defined as the absence of needed resources, can have both short- and long-term effects on health, development and success in life. Students who live with limited resources may need unique supports in order to reveal often-hidden potential. Educators who understand the potential impacts and are ready with specific strategies will be better able to help every student achieve at high levels.
Liberman, B. (2019, March 22). How Learning Works: 10 Research-Based Insights. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
Digital Promise and the Institute for Applied Neuroscience, led by Dr. Melina Uncapher, teamed up to synthesize findings from the growing field of learning sciences research into 10 key insights
Kamenetz, A. (2019, August 27). The Scientific Debate Over Teens, Screens And Mental Health. Retrieved August 28, 2019
Researchers appear divided over the effect of screen time and social media on teens’ — particularly girls’ — mental health. In this report, three researchers share their views, including Jean
Sparks, S. D. (2019, August 21). Brain Images Used to Tease Out How Top Teachers Connect With Students. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
A project by researchers from the University of Southern California and Bank Street College examines how top teachers connect with their students. Teachers — wearing wrist monitors to track brain
What is Epigenetics? The Answer to the Nature vs. Nurture Debate. (n.d.). Retrieved August 19, 2019.
New scientific research shows that environmental influences can actually affect whether and how genes are expressed. In fact, scientists have discovered that early experiences can determine how genes are turned
Schaffhauser, D. (2019, August 13). Adolescence Is Prime Time for Closing Opportunity Gap. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
In adolescence, changes in brain structure and connectivity offer unique opportunities for positive development, and recovery from past trauma, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,
Gentry, J. R., Ph.D. (2018, May 16). Bridging the Gap Between Science and Poor Reading in America. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
Paying more attention to science can increase reading scores in America.
Video: Cell phone use and mental health
Activities Guide: Enhancing & Practicing Executive Function Skills. (n.d.). Retrieved August 3, 2019.
Executive Function skills are skills that require practice to develop to their full potential. Since we are not born with these skills, this article provides a guide on how to
Using strategies such as discussion, songs, connections, and illustrations can improve comprehension and learning. Applying and reflecting afterwards can help guide future progress.