The Demand of Early Education is at an All-Time High

The Demand of Early Education is at an All-Time High

Through recent studies, it has become clear that the expectation placed on our educational system and children has dramatically increased. This increased focus on academics has led The New York Times to turn to early education and child development researchers to find out the cause.

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Low Reading Proficiency on Nation’s Report Card

Since the Nation’s Report Card testing began back in 1992, reading scores have shown little improvement. This widespread decline in reading performance has become concerning for educators across all states. With lower performance students showing more vulnerability to the statistic, the achievement gap continues to widen.

The Root Cause of the Reading Epidemic

The Root Cause of the Reading Epidemic

There are many students who lack the rudimentary reading skills essential for academic or occupational success. Paula Tallal, Ph.D., a co-founder of Scientific Learning Corporation, makers of the neuroscience-based Fast ForWord® program, dives into the foundations of reading failure and the risk factors leading to skill deficits.

Dyslexia in the Classroom

Dyslexia in the Classroom

General education teachers must understand what dyslexia is and what alternate means work best for those with the condition in order to have a successful, inclusive classroom.

Have Fun with Homework!

Have Fun with Homework!

We noticed homework time can sometimes be a boring or painful process, so our team has narrowed in on how to make the task more fun and engaging for everyone involved.

Teaching Tips for Struggling Students

Teaching Tips for Struggling Students

As technology increases and teachers take on a more personalized learning approach, it’s important to involve struggling students in the conversation. Our team is looking to Nickola Wolf Nelson for successful techniques when addressing children’s literacy challenges in today’s world.

See What Surprised Bill and Melinda Gates

See What Surprised Bill and Melinda Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates recently took time to reflect on the previous year in their 2019 Annual Letter. In their reflection, the couple discussed what surprised and inspired them to take action for the future. One of the surprises they shared was the state of textbooks – with the fate of these educational tools to be obsolete.

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Literacy Leaders

This series is focused on recognizing and celebrating educators for all of their hard work. See Words helps educators provide engaging lessons to improve literacy skills. We also want to showcase the individuals who work on improving those literacy skills daily. These educators will be featured throughout the series, sharing a few key aspects of their career.

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