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How Testing Kids For Skills Can Hurt Those Lacking Knowledge

12/30/2020 | By More
How Testing Kids For Skills Can Hurt Those Lacking Knowledge

 (CrispyPork/iStock) Excerpted from THE KNOWLEDGE GAP by Natalie Wexler, published by Avery, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2019 by Natalie Wexler. By Natalie Wexler In 1987, two researchers in Wisconsin, Donna Recht and Lauren Leslie, constructed a miniature baseball field and installed it in an empty classroom […]

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Dyslexia and the Brain

11/11/2020 | By More
Dyslexia and the Brain

Researchers are continually conducting studies to learn more about the causes of dyslexia, early identification of dyslexia, and the most effective treatments for dyslexia. Developmental dyslexia is associated with difficulty in processing the orthography (the written form) and phonology (the sound structure) of language. As a way to understand the origin of these problems, neuroimaging studies have examined brain […]

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9 Strengths of Dyslexia

07/10/2020 | By More
9 Strengths of Dyslexia

1. Seeing the bigger picture People with dyslexia often see things more holistically. They miss the trees but see the forest. “It’s as if people with dyslexia tend to use a wide-angle lens to take in the world, while others tend to use a telephoto, each is best at revealing different kinds of detail.” Matthew […]

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Dyscalculia and Brain Activity-The Connection, by Shradha Kalyani Kabra

06/24/2020 | By More
Dyscalculia and Brain Activity-The Connection,  by Shradha Kalyani Kabra

The fear of Mathematics and numbers is called Dyscalculia which is a learning disability also termed as number blindness. Extensive studies have recorded that nearly 7% of the population with average intelligence have the problem. The innate number sense of the human brain is not in sync in dyscalculics as numerical ability relies on special […]

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