Learning Disabilities - Neuro-physiological roots

James Rhem, Executive Editor of the American National Teaching and Learning Forum (www.ntfl.com) has written a scholarly article acknowledging the link between the individual's neuro-physiological condition and cognition. One can only hope that the...

Too much phonics slows down Reading

Repeatedly, while working with young children who struggle with the "phonics first" craze, I note that they stop to sound each letter of a word.  This is futile given the inconsistency of vowel sounds in English. And it slows down the reading process....

Is there space for new thought in Education?

As more and more research surfaces to validate my observations that failure in school is linked to lateral dominance and vision/hearing anomalies,  one can conclude, once again, that there are no "dumb" people among us, - just varying neurological and...