The Literacy Crisis That’s Been Ignored for 40 years

Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and best practices to teach reading for decades. The problem: most educators dont know the science of reading, or even that there is a science of reading. Meaning, we’ve had the information we needed for over 20 years on how to produce strong readers, yet no […]

Reducing Challenging Behavior with Positive Discipline

Reducing Challenging Behavior with Positive Discipline  Discipline comes from the latin word “disciplina” which means, teaching, learning and giving instruction.  “Effective discipline means teaching skills that will help children make better decisions and handle themselves well in the future.” Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Bryson Ph. D. Punishment shuts down behavior in the short term […]