“TRUMP TOWER TOPS THE LIST AS THE MOST EXPENSIVE ADDRESS IN THE WORLD!” When Trump built his real estate empire, his goal was to have his name synonymous with the New York City posh lifestyle. At or about the same time, Shark Tank star and real estate millionaire, Barbara Corcoran, was building her own brand … Continue reading Sharky Reading Data
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word “Individualized” means to adapt to the needs or special circumstances of the individual. In the context of education, this means teaching according to student ability and need. Interestingly enough, just because someone is working with your child “one-on-one” does not necessarily mean the instruction is tailored to his … Continue reading Individualized Instruction
In the latest edition of “Perspectives,” a quarterly publication on literacy, Response to Intervention (RTI) was a major topic for discussion and exploration. RTI was established in schools to provide structure for making decisions about how to recognize children’s early academic difficulties, along with monitoring progress and appropriate interventions, in the hope of preventing long … Continue reading 10 Reasons RtI Doesn’t Work
We have known for a long time that our immune systems keep the growth of disease in our bodies in check. Even if we have a genetic predisposition for a specific disease, a healthy lifestyle, including good nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction practices can help reduce the growth of cancerous cells and diminish the … Continue reading Early Identification and Intervention
Have you ever been in a room with people coughing and sneezing, wondering if you were going to get sick? It seems inevitable when germs are flying all over the place, but somehow you were able to escape. A day or two passes, and you are fine. Your friends, however, were not so lucky. How … Continue reading Did Your Child Miss the Reading Bug?