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The Adolescent Brain

When children reach adolescence, their brains are about the size of adult brains, but, of course, those brains have not fully matured.While it is easy to blame raging hormones – and in fact, testosterone and estrogen do play very important roles in brain development – there are other developmental processes going on as well.

Addressing Cognitive Deficits in Title I Students

Despite the fact that Title I has been in place for over 45 years, achievement gaps persist. As new research is showing, the gaps are less achievement gaps than capacity gaps. Students from low socio-economic backgrounds come to our classrooms with cognitive deficits.