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Update: Children of the Code: CHANGING TRAJECTORIES – the Final Chapter

“CHANGING TRAJECTORIES” is the final chapter of Phase I of COTC and includes our suggestions and tips for improving the learning trajectories of struggling readers.

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Major Update to Children of the Code – Two New Video Chapters

The Children of the Code site has been upgraded to much higher quality videos that can be run on your tablets, smartphones, etc. ++ Two new chapters: “What is Reading?” and “Paradigm Inertia”

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Neuroscience: Neural Correlates of Math Anxiety

Since posting my previous piece (When Learning Hurts – Toxic Learning) earlier this week, another blog focused on medical neuroscience posted a great overview of math anxiety called “Brain Markers of Math Anxiety“. The post refers to a study “The Neurodevelopmental Basis of Math Anxiety” that has identified the neural correlates of math anxiety for […]

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When Learning Hurts – Toxic Learning

What and how students learn can have toxic effects on how well they learn thereafter. It’s vitally important that educators understand this.

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Help Us Reduce Reading Shame!

We are raising funds to give our DVD sets to the teachers and literacy volunteers that need it the most but can afford it the least. Help us!

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Is Inequality A Matter of Choice?

The attribution of choice lies at the heart of virtually all forms of social inequality and what might also be called “self-inequality”. How we hold ourselves responsible for our choices forms much of the basis for how proud or ashamed of ourselves we are. How we hold others responsible for their choices forms much of […]

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Study: confusion can be beneficial to learning?

Pedagogically-strategically, leading learners into confusion means we can meet them in the confusion – we can arrange to be together in the confusion. For both their learning and ours, feedback, from their experience of confusion, is the best possible source of intelligence from which to tune/improve instructional design.

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Re:Don’t punish the kids because they can’t read

The following is in response to Pat Smith’s piece in the Columbus Dispatch, which I highly recommend. http://goo.gl/UA26f With gratitude and respect, a couple of points: 1) A lot more than 1/3 of our kids are in danger. Every child that is reading below the proficiency level assumed by the written materials in his or her […]

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Confused? Shame on you!

What happens to you when you become confused? How do you feel? Most of our children are growing up in  that  teach them to blame themselves for feeling confused. Children who blame themselves for feeling confused feel shame when they feel confused. Naturally, subconsciously-automatically,  try to . If children feel too much shame when they feel confused they will avoid […]

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Re: Imaging study reveals differences in brain function for children with math anxiety

Re: Stanford School of Medicine – March 21, 2012 – Imaging study reveals differences in brain function for children with math anxiety This study is important reading for anyone interested in understanding the emergence of neuroscience in support of unhealthy learning, maladaptive schema, and Mind-Shame. Absent from the article are two critical distinctions: 1) Math Anxiety is a form […]

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