North Shore Learning Clinic Summer Program 2019

For 6th-12th Grade Summer is an ideal time to improve reading and writing skills without the time constraints or pressure of the school year. Students will explore reading materials of their choice and gain experience writing with immediate constructive feedback. Our...

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Colleagues & Conversation at Yellowbrick May 7, 2019

Development of Executive Functions and Educational Skills in Young Adults with Complex Profiles with Jordi Kleiner, PhD, BCET May 7, 2019 @ 5pm - 7pm at Yellowbrick 1560 Sherman Ave. (The Rotary International Building), Suite 400 Evanston, Illinois 2 CEU Credits are...

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Numbers n Brains

As our clinic as a group gets ready to attend this Friday’s conference on the Neuropsychology of Math sponsored by AET, I can’t help but run through some of my thoughts on math that come up in session, at recent conference presentations, and in clinic team meetings....

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Why some of us learn more from experience

I’m always amazed when clients really turn things around.  Or perhaps I’m more amazed when they don’t turn things around.  Regardless, it is undeniable that success breeds success.  When she gains that confidence reading, so many other things fall into place.  When he...

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This year’s top five trends in individualized learning

Online School Portals - As of this month, the last North Shore School (surprising who took the longest) now has the ability for parents to know assignment grades before kids get them in class. Pros: smooth flow of information through the “assignment circle (of Doom) –...

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Marshmallow, anyone?

I’m reposting an important article from Education Week, because it uncovers a better predictor of academic success than IQ: Study Reveals Brain Biology Behind Self-Control By Sarah D. Sparks September 20, 2011: A new neuroscience twist on a classic psychology study...

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