Posts Tagged ‘Learning Styles’

Debunked! The ‘Learning Style’ Myth

    “Over and over, researchers have failed to find any substantive evidence for the notion of learning styles, to the point where it’s been designated a “neuromyth” by some education and psychology experts” (Singal, 2015). Differentiation is beneficial for all learners – no need to box students in according to “Learning Style.” Click here […]

Do you have students who did not pass their 5th or 8th grade STAAR Math assessment?

Do you have students who did not pass their 5th or 8th grade STAAR Math assessment and will be attending summer school? What researched-based interventions will you be employing with these students to help fill in the gaps in their mathematical understanding while at the same time challenging them to reach new levels? In the […]

Report: The State of Learning Disabilities

Educators may be interested in the recent report from the National Center for Learning Disabilities: 2014 State of Learning Disabilities. The report highlights trends and information about Learning Disabilities from a national perspective.  

Making it Stick: Memorable Strategies to Enhance Learning

We all use strategies throughout our day to remember the variety of facts and ideas we need to retain. Strategy use forms a critical part of our learning experience. Strategies help us organize information into patterns and encourage purposeful learning. Our brains are selective. Brains tend to remember information that forms a memorable pattern. It […]

From Tinker to Thinker

From Tinker to Thinker In the field of education we are in a constant debate and struggle on how to best educate the children in our schools. Terms and teaching philosophies like differentiation, brain-based instruction, response to intervention, constructivism, direct teaching, active learning, the Socratic method, and many, many, many more are used on campuses […]

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