Teachers and Students Collaborating Worldwide
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I would like to share a news share with you by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science in Washington. The article addresses the main component that define 21st century…Continue
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Executive Function Tips to Help Make the Holiday Table Special
For k-12 and College:
Executive Function is a term given to a variety of cognitive processes (organization, working memory, ability to initiate tasks, switch focus or manage one’s behavior) that allow students to learn and achieve goals.
For some students, their level of executive function may interfere with their ability to succeed in school. Teachers are now beginning to…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2017 at 10:38am
Last week I posted a blog and gave a link for a web site for best evidenced reading programs. You can see it liste in this blog section.
After I posted it, people asked if I had a printable list.
For your convenience I have posted a printable PDF file with the 24 best reading programs that have the best evidence of effectiveness.
Believe me when I tell you that only a few years ago, these resources were not available. It is really a boon for us to be able to find them…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2017 at 9:00am
Ok, this must be one of my favorite resources yet!
For years teachers were told to use evidence based proven reading programs.
When I called the state to ask for references about which programs are best, they would tell me that they are not allowed to endorse any one program.
Now there is finally a place to find these resources that meet Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) standards for math and reading.
It provides a free, authoritative, user-centered database to…Continue
Posted on October 20, 2017 at 11:00am
This week I have posted a paper that is published by the Nuffield Foundation, which compared a group of children with dyslexia to children with a history of repeated ear infections (Otitis Media with Effusion, OME) to see if there were any similarities in their phonological and literacy difficulties.
The findings were interesting.
The results showed that the children with dyslexia do have different patterns of literacy difficulties than children…Continue
Posted on October 18, 2017 at 8:32pm