Do Too Many or Too Few Students from Poverty Get a Special Ed Label?
Do you have evidence for or believe that students living in poverty (with cognitive impact) are identified as needing specialized instruction and supports – therefore special education services? Or do you believe that these students are over-identified as needing special education services and do not require them and unnecessarily receive an educational label.
What Do You Mean by “Cognitive Capacity?”
A webinar hosted by EdWeb was provocatively titled, “4 Lies the System Teaches School Leaders about Struggling Readers.” The first “lie,” according to the presenter is that struggling readers have a lower cognitive capacity than typical readers. Is that a lie? Well, whether or not this is a lie depends on what you mean by cognitive capacity.
A Practical Approach to Personalized Learning
Personalizing learning can feel overwhelming even for the most effective teachers. In this webinar, we share how to flip the traditional approach to make it manageable and effective for every classroom.
BrainWare Learning Company Partners with Readable English
BrainWare Learning Company and Readable English have entered into a partnership, adding Readable English’s innovative approach to helping students more quickly break the code in learning to read English to BrainWare’s portfolio of cognitive literacy solutions.
BrainWare Learning Company Teams with LiteracyPlanet
BrainWare Learning Company is teaming with LiteracyPlanet for the U.S. launch of the award-winning, online English Language Arts program.
Mind the Cognitive Gap
The phrase “Mind the Gap” refers to the gap between the train door and the station platform, particularly on the London underground system. It reminds passengers to be careful when
Case Study of a School Turnaround
In this webinar, Bondo Nyembwe, who led the St. Paul City School turnaround and who is now replicating his approach as Executive Director of Academia Cesar Chavez in St. Paul, MN, shares his insights and experiences on the keys to a successful school turnaround.
The Science of Performance in Sports: Training the Mind
For decades, every sport, every athletic organization, and every sports executive has looked for its next superstar to elevate their performance. The world gravitates to sports superstars. And having high
It’s Not a Quiz! It’s Retrieval Practice!
Few words stimulate greater anxiety in students than "We're going to have a quiz today." Most of us can remember that feeling of being unprepared when a pop quiz was announced. What most of us don't realize, including many teachers, is how important a role quizzes can play in the learning process.
Problem-Solving in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
Whether you call it RtI, MTSS or something else, the underlying principle is the same. It’s all about problem-solving – about getting to the root of the problem, and finding