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Promise for English Language Learners

May 13, 2019

English language learners within the United States continues to rise sharply.  Just by sheer number alone, people who use English as a second language represent a large and powerful group. Greater diversity in our schools provides a ...

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English Language Learners Strategies for Classroom Teachers

May 09, 2019

A recent article about English-language learners included that making lessons visual helps people learn better. 2. Make lessons visual. Use visual representations of new vocabulary and use graphs, maps, photographs, drawings, and charts to introduce new vocabulary ...

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10 Tips for Boosting the English Language

May 05, 2019

As easy as acquiring multiple languages is for small children, the single most important factor in language learning is the quantity of spoken language addressed to the child. So, if you worry that you aren’t providing ...

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Visual Support for Students with Dyslexia, Asperger’s, and ADHD

May 02, 2019

With appropriate visual support and materials, students who have dyslexia, Asperger’s, or ADHD can be extremely successful in academics. Most students who have dyslexia or ADHD are visual learners. They can learn quickly and much more easily ...

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Common Core Curriculum Interactive Map

April 28, 2019

Visual Brand Learning provides a interactive map for common core curriculum for your convenience. An article "50-state Look At How Common Core Playing Out In US" looks at each state and the progress towards incorporating Common Core ...

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What Is Asperger’s Syndrome?

April 24, 2019

Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder that is associated with autism. People with Asperger's syndrome have difficulties communicating and interacting with others because they do not understand acceptable social conventions. People with Asperger’s usually want to socialize ...

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What Is ADHD?

April 20, 2019

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by symptoms grouped into three main categories: inattentiveness, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Most children who have ADHD exhibit all three categories of behavior; however, some children with ...

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Helping Students with Dyslexia, Asperger’s and ADHD

April 17, 2019

An estimated 15 to 20 percent of the U.S. population has dyslexia. About 11 percent of school-age children were diagnosed as having ADHD in 2013, and this percentage has continued to increase. Statistics for those with ...

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Memorization Strategies for ADHD students

April 14, 2019

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Waves Study Guide for 5th Graders

April 10, 2019

When we think of waves we usually visualize water crashing into the beach, but waves come in many forms and ultimately a wave is anything that transfers energy from place of place caused by a disturbance, ...

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