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What Are the Factors That Contribute to Reading Failure?
Dr. Laurie Cutting investigates how phonics plays a key role in an early learner’s ability to read successfully, while family history can play a role in dyslexia and other struggling readers.
Dr. Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.
Professor, Vanderbilt University
April 11, 2017
Summer School through a Growth Mindset Lens
Dr. David Dockterman provides suggestions for leveraging learning mindsets to help students view summer school as a valuable opportunity for growth.
Dr. David Dockterman
Advisor, MATH 180 and READ 180
April 10, 2017
Engaging the Disengaged
In an age of constant distraction, how do we help students focus? Dr. Bill McBride looks at how our brains take in information, how we learn, and what teachers can do to keep students' attention.
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
March 27, 2017
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