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Other Words for Learning: Maternal Socialization

Another example of how our common and scientific use of language obscures and undermines our appreciation of the role of learning in our lives. From the article: Maternal socialization, not biology, shapes child brain activity Children of mothers with clinical depression are at three times greater risk to develop depression themselves than are their low-risk […]

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Families and Fathers Conference 2022

For parents and all those who support parents: Join us on March 9, 2002, for a special presentation of “Stewarding the Health of YOUR Children’s Learning”. The live presentation will show on the big screens of the 23rd Annual Families and Fathers Conference in Los Angeles, Ca. and will be available for streaming.  For more […]

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Part 1 – A Brief Tour Through Decades of U.S. Reading Scores

See for yourself. Despite all the hype about reading, despite the thousands of research studies, the billions spent trying to improve instruction, and the trillions lost as a consequence, reading scores in America today are virtually the same as they were when we started keeping data.

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2020 Vision: The Institute for the Study and Prevention of ACQUIRED Learning Disabilities

“Learning – it’s the only thing that will never fail us” – Leonardo da Vinci Everything we know about who we are, what we are, why we are, how to do things, and how to change things, we have learned. Learning shapes virtually everything about human life. Implicitly we agree that learning is the central dynamic […]

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Re: WSJ: The Ultimate Learning Machines

Alison Gopnik has an important new article in the Wall Street Journal called “The Ultimate Learning Machines“. I recommend it, and I would add… The Ultimate Learning Machines Beings Human babies are the most powerful learners in the universe. So much so that state of the art machine learning is now learning from them. What […]

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Paradigm Inertia In Reading Science and Policy – Part 3: Learning Disabled Science

Back to Part 2: A Warning Shot from the Bush Administration Everyone we interviewed agreed: a significant component of the challenge of learning to read (English) is recognizing unfamiliar words fast enough to keep comprehension primed and flowing.   What most challenges the brain and causes the processing delays that “stutter” the flow of reading, […]

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Paradigm Inertia In Reading Science and Policy – Part 2: A Warning Shot from the Bush Administration

Back to Part 1: Children of the Code Though most of our work was very well received, the more we explored the most common “brain processing challenge” involved in learning to read, the more we started to experience resistance. We first noticed this as we began to interview people who didn’t agree with the National […]

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Paradigm Inertia In Reading Science and Policy – Part 1: Children of the Code

The “Children of the Code” project conducted over one hundred in-depth interviews with leading scientists and scholars whose expertise contributed to our prevailing understanding of the “the code and the challenges involved in learning to read it”. Children of the Code Interviewees “This program and the kind of effort that you’re doing seems to be […]

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Mentorships in Education: A Podcast with David Boulton

https://www.buzzsprout.com/251698/939602-mentorships-in-education-with-david-boulton

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Unhealthy Learning: Chronic Learning Performance Anxiety

What happens to the learning of children who grow up chronically feeling not good enough at learning?Chronic learning performance anxiety negatively affects the learning-health of most of our children.

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