Even if you don’t have any particular concerns, parent-teacher meetings early in the year give you a great opportunity to get to know your child’s teachers, help them understand more about your child and discuss how you can both support your child.
The Fast ForWord online learning and reading intervention from Scientific Learning is recognized by primary and high school educators for making the greatest impact in their schools.
“I had some idea, but the results knocked me. I didn’t realise they would be that low”. If your child is performing below expectations for their year level in reading, or even below the national minimum standard, it can be difficult to know how to help them improve. We answer some frequently asked questions about […]
Many children with processing difficulties, in particular Auditory Processing Disorder, become introverted or quiet in the classroom or workplace because of the at times overwhelming amount of noise or activity. In her recent TED talk and subsequent interview with Kate Torgovnick May, Susan Cain provides some excellent advice on how to deal with and teach […]
Students with learning difficulties often have trouble at school because they don’t have effective strategies for working through challenges.
Welcome to a new feature on our blog – Sonic Learning’s monthly roundup of neuroscience and learning news on the Web.
In a webinar that aired in 2013, Dr. Bill Jenkins and Dr. Martha Burns help us sort fact from fiction. Here are some of the things we learned:
Why do some children give up while others power on, and how can we motivate students for learning? The IQ MythFor many years it has been assumed that a student’s IQ will determine their level of educational success or failure. When a student struggles in the classroom, they are sent for intelligence testing. Children are […]