Study Skills Part 8 — Learning Styles — Part 3 of 3

As we’ve discussed over the last two weeks (Learning Styles, Part 1 and Part 2), not everybody learns in the same way, and learning styles are a way of grouping together the basic, common ways in which people learn. Most people, while having a dominant form of learning, still rely on many of the other … Continue reading “Study Skills Part 8 — Learning Styles — Part 3 of 3”


Practical Optimism for Teachers and Students

In their blog post “Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain,” Drs. Marcus Conyers and Donna Wilson describe the concept of “positive optimism.” They define it as a way “to describe an attitude about life that relies on taking realistic, positive action to increase the likelihood of successful results.” They … Continue reading “Practical Optimism for Teachers and Students”


Understanding Dyslexia – Part 3

[Editor’s note: This is Part 3 of a four-part series on dyslexia. Links to the other parts are included in the blog.] Last week, in Part 2  of this series, we discussed how dyslexia is diagnosed and the number of different possible interventions that exist within the school system to help dyslexic students. Today, we’re … Continue reading “Understanding Dyslexia – Part 3”