Gifted Students

Link to Education Connection Gifted students are not necessarily those who bring home the best report cards, but may well be the students at the back of the classroom whose abilities go unnoticed. Find out more about the task of… Continue Reading →

Can Music Education Enhance Brain Functioning and Academic Learning?

Echoing Mozart: Discovering a Link between the Brain and Music When Gordon Shaw and Frances Rauscher published the results of their study on the relationship between music and spatial task performance in 1993, the “Mozart effect” became a popular term…. Continue Reading →

Is It Just Me, Or Is It Scary In Here? An Insider’s View On Anxiety Disorders

Fear is normally a healthy emotion that helps keep us from danger, but for some people it becomes an unmanageable force that consumes their every waking hour. I know because it happened to me when I was fourteen and suffered… Continue Reading →

Autism in the Classroom

What are some tips and strategies for helping students with autism achieve their fullest potential? And how can teachers cultivate the best learning environment in their classrooms? Explore these and other issues surrounding Autism in the Classroom. In a world… Continue Reading →

The Impact of Contact Sports

Hundreds, if not thousands, of times a year a young athlete takes a hard blow to the head in the course of a high school, college, or an amateur sporting event. When this occurs, how do trainers and coaches determine… Continue Reading →

The Purpose and Nature of Language

Schools teach students how to read and write, but not what reading and writing are — and what something is differs from how one does it. Spoken language emerges effortlessly in children. They’re so busy doing it that they don’t… Continue Reading →

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