Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Exciting news: my book was published at the beginning of April. (I’m resisting the temptation…



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The Potential Benefits of High School Music Classes

Should 9th graders┬ástart music classes–even if they’ve never played an instrument before? Are there academic…



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The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman

As an easy-to-read and engaging textbook or as a scientifically accurate and detailed popular psychology…



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School, Self-Regulation, and the Brain

The Study A just-published study asks about the effect of schooling on the brain. (A…



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Understanding Racial Imbalances in Special Education

As another April has come and gone, so has another World Autism Month. The Light…



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What He Said

In recent weeks, this blog has written about the dangerous assumption that students can just…



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Good News ! (?) College Profs Don’t Use the Untrue...

This story offers both good and bad news: I’ll let you sort out whether there’s…



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Classroom Data to Enhance STEM Teaching

Regular readers of this blog remember Scott MacClintic’s post about “data informed instruction”; quoting W….



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A Future Without Grades?

You think grades interfere with learning? You’d like to do away with them? And yet,…



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Once Upon a Digital Time…

A recent study suggests that 3- and 4-year old children understand as much, and learn…



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