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Month: April 2013

Making Change: Written by Tom Menditto, ADHD Coach

…you gotta hear this…. So, last week on friday, I am standing in line at wholefoods, paying for some overpriced but organic blueberries lol.  After I pay and get ready to go…I hear the guy in back of me say “oh shit”  I forgot my wallet.  The cashier says “is it in your car?”  The…
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TLC & PITT Working to Help Students with Dyslexia

We are so excited, and proud, at Total Learning Centers to announce that we are working with The University of Pittsburgh to conduct research in order to develop a new tutoring system for children with dyslexia. This new system will be a computer-based reading tutor that tailors a story that suits each student’s individual readnig level. We…
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Places Aspartame Sneaks into our Students’ Diet

Thanks to Juicing Vegetables https://www.facebook.com/VegetableJuicing for this information.

Have Core Standards Changed Teaching Forever?

Here is one teacher’s letter of resignation that makes us wonder have we lost teacher creativity in education?   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/04/06/teachers-resignation-letter-my-profession-no-longer-exists/?fb_action_ids=10151540042074483%2C10151540012429483&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210151540042074483%22%3A123669291157658%2C%2210151540012429483%22%3A637623266253553%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210151540042074483%22%3A%22og.likes%22%2C%2210151540012429483%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

Active Readers Not Highlighting Improves Reading Comprehension

We love our highlighters – and they come in all colors of the rainbow BUT they do not help with studying and reading comprehension. Instead, thinking about what is read and becoming an active reader is what makes all the  difference in comprehension and learning. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/head-the-class/201304/underscoring-learning-practice-just-doesn-t-work

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