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Summary of the existing research
from cognitive science related to
how students learn, and connect
this research to its practical
implications for teaching and
learning. (2015)
From Postive Parenting, these
suggestions could be useful in
the classroom, or a godsend
for parents. (2016)
From the leading special ed
center in Tel Aviv, this will
explain the new accessibility
features in iOS9+  for iPads/
iPhones. (2016)
Discusses the neuroscience
of creativity, from the 1960's
to today. Many long-held
myths are also addressed.
(2016)
From the The Australian  
Society for Evidence-Based
Teaching. "Evidence" shows
whole language approach is
not effective. (2016)
Neuroscientists create an
"atlas" of how words are
organized in the brain - not
how
you would think! (2016)
Video: Yale neurobiologist is
experimenting with exercises
to make the brain function
better. Initial results are
encouraging. (2016)
From Indiana University,
things you need to consider
before targeting eye contact
with your AU students. (2016)
Article from Edutopia with all
the latest developments in
brain-based learning. (2016)
In a just-released progress
report funded by the
Department of Education from
the Institute of Education
Sciences (IES), there’s a big
problem…it doesn’t work.
(2016)
Awesome video from a
behaviorist about why we
should not be teaching "more"
vocab/sign as first words.
(2016)
Article from Educause discussing
the recent research showing that
the brain processes the written
word differently if it is on paper or
on an electonic screen. (2016)
Brain Research
Myths Debunked!
Tips and Tricks
Facilitated Communication:
Mental Miracle or Slight of Hand?
Review of history, available
research, and current status
of FC. Does is constitute an
unusual form of abuse? (2016)
Recent brain research shows
stuttering is caused by
reduced blood flow to certain
areas of the brain.
Small therapy room? Don't
waste valuable real estate
with fluff! Research shows the
best way to "decorate" the
walls in your room.  (2014)
From NeuroScience News,
research discovers the reason
humans are the only species
to use both music and speech
to communicate (2017)
You Should Know ...
We've all heard lots of
reasons to use ABA with Ss
with autism. Here are some
reasons to try a different
approach. (2017)
Research that show the benefits of
recess is just what most of these
kids need! (2017)
1 in 13 students now have
food allergies. Here is some
helpful info re: symptoms,
504 accommodations, impact
on learning, ideas to totally
include Ss (2016)
Maker education is taking
over the schools all over the
country? This explains what
the big deal is. (2016)
If you have groups that are
too large, and Ss who can
work independently, try
using these suggestions for
learning zones in your room!
(2015)
Explains the neurological events
involved in the regression seen in
toddlers, which prompted the
whole debate that it is caused by
vaccination. (2017)