Stacey Laine

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Reading to children: Why & How to do it well?

Listening to your child reading is more complex, and important than people think. While I've written previously on reading to your child (here) and …

Tests show provincial differences in math, reading, science education

Ontario students are ahead in reading but not in math, while those in Quebec are ahead in math but struggling in science, according to the latest standardized test results released by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).<p>The Pan-Canadian Assessment Program test was administered to a …

Education

Thinking outside the (classroom) chair.

Change isn’t easy, or pain-free, or even without consequences, but still, it needs to happen in many areas of our lives.<p>In light of the research on …

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A Look Back and a Look Forward | Reference Online |October 2014

These recent online databases, from Rosen and World Book, take on science and history, respectively. While Rosen’s Core Concepts: Chemistry is just …

Six new ways to teach children more effectively

Six groundbreaking new projects will aim to discover how neuroscience can help pupils learn more effectively in the classroom. Here are the experiments:<p><b>Learning Counterintutive Concepts, Birkbeck University of London</b><p>Around 9,000 pupils across 100 primary schools in London, the North West and the …

'Science gives children the skills to ask the right questions of society'

If we can inspire children to ask 'how', they stand poised to gain so much; including the life skills to make the right connections to solve problems, says Prof Maggie Dallman<p>After 30 years as a scientist, a university professor, and latterly a Dean of Science, I recently abandoned my comfort zone …

How Common Myths About the Human Brain Can Be Dangerous

Some neuromyths — incorrect statements about how the brain works — have become "common knowledge," repeated by educators and used to influence …

In the Future Your Therapy and Education Will Be Tailored to Your Brain

This blog is the sixth in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary. The …

Here's How Study Breaks Boost Learning

Students in school are rarely given opportunities to rest and reflect on the knowledge they've acquired, but a new study suggests that giving the mind a little targeted downtime could be a highly effective way to boost learning.<p>The brain mechanisms that are engaged when the mind is resting and …

5 YA Books to Read During Learning Disabilities Awareness Month - The Hub

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month is a time to give recognition to folks with LD and to perhaps learn a bit more about these disabilities. …

5 Ways To Build Superb Relationships With Paraprofessionals

This post was originally published at Special Education Guide.<p><b>Don’t be jealous: I have the very best paraprofessionals in the world. They know</b> …

Teaching

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8 Ways to Communicate with Families: Beyond the Home Note

In my last post I talked about home notes as a way to communicate between school and home. I promised at the end to talk about some different ways we …

Creating True Inclusion In Education

By Nina Fiore | Oct 23, 2014<p>Synopsis<p>Acceptance, understanding, respect, and equality are the only ways to move towards true inclusion in education.<p>If …

Education

Pipeline to Prison: How the juvenile justice system fails special education students

Caledonia Miss. — Toney Jennings was illiterate when he was arrested at age 16. In the six months he spent at the Lowndes County Jail in Eastern …

Education

Using Multimedia to Support Reading Instruction

Overview:<p><b>As students advance through the grades and encounter more complex texts, they may need additional supports to meet the high expectations set</b> …

What PD Looks Like When Teachers Lead Schools

As schools decide how to better provide professional development opportunities, teachers and administrators alike are considering some of the …

Teaching

10 Ways to Get Student Centered Learning Right

<i>Photo credit: Francisco Osorio</i><p>If there’s been a single educational buzzword with traction over the past few years, “student-centered learning” …

Pedagogy

Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart

But praising their intelligence can make them feel even more insecure. A self-esteem expert offers a way out of the conundrum.<p>For most students, science, math, engineering, and technology (STEM) subjects are not intuitive or easy. Learning in general—and STEM in particular—requires repeated trial …

Dark Places - Part I: Nepal 1. Abandon

YOU ARE READING<p>Dark Places<p>An acclaimed, award-winning thriller, published and translated around the world, now freely available on Wattpad. Paul Wood …

10 DIY Ways To Add A Touch Of Fall To Your Decor

Time to peep some leaves.

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Stephen King Calls ‘Room 237’ ‘Academic Bullsh*t’

Everyone who ever loved <i>The Shining</i> made the same mistake in the past year: they rented <i>Room 237</i>, fluffed up the cushions, turned up the volume – and – 30 seconds in – punched themselves in the face. It isn’t just that <i>Room 237</i> is bad, it’s thoroughly insufferable, some NYU freshman’s five-page paper, …

London's Hidden History: Ten Great Sites You Shouldn't Miss

Millions of tourists flock to London every year to take in the culture, sample the cuisine and, most important of all, to see the sites. But as well as the more prominent places to visit in London, the UK's capital is full of hidden wonder and secret gems that can add an extra dimension to any trip.<p>…

The Wonderful Day of the Dead Festivities in San Miguel de Allende

Photographer Cade Martin, several photographers and myself flew to San Miguel de Allende to capture the spirit of the Day of the Dead festival, known locally as the La Calaca Festival. What we found was a majestic celebration fitting to honor millions of ancestors through the ages.<p>The face make-up …

Watch This Free Webinar on Personalizing Travel Marketing Efforts

The travel and hospitality industry is teeming with data, and smart brands are figuring out new ways to use these insights to develop more …