Lexia Learning Blog

In the Classroom: Let Students’ Minds Wander (But Not Too Far)
Monday, July 9, 2018
Let Students’ Minds Wander (But Not Too Far)

How long can you stay focused? According to researchers, nobody is immune to the occasional daydream. In fact, many of us know all too well how difficult it can be to rein in our imaginations and pay attention to the task at hand. It may come as a surprise that...

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Turning College- and Career-Readiness from Dream to Reality
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Turning College- and Career-Readiness from Dream to Reality

Getting all students “college- and career-ready” is the centerpiece for much of today’s education policy. Going back until at least the beginning of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Education has taken the lead on this by calling on all K-12 schools to measurably prepare students to succeed after...

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Asset Model: A Fresh Approach to Working with Low-Income Students
Friday, June 29, 2018
Asset Model: A Fresh Approach to Working with Low-Income Students

Fifty-one percent of all public-school students in the United States qualify for free and reduced lunch, according to federal income guidelines. This eye-popping statistic was highlighted in a report by the Atlanta-based Southern Education Foundation, which pulled together data from the National Center for Education Statistics and mapped it out to...

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