Monday, April 15, 2013

Exercise Improves Memory

Did you know that there is a link between exercise and memory? Educators may have noticed a decrease in funding for sports teams, intramural activities and physical education. Perhaps this is related to standardized test scores?

This fascinating article from the NY Times sheds some light on the situation: Getting a Brain Boost through Exercise.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Noncognitive Measures

At SLI, we pride ourselves on our commitment to sharing research-based tools and strategies with our clients. 

Today we'd like to share a recent post from Education Database Online about noncognitive measures.  Author Alan Boyle offers information about alternative assessments and what we might expect to see in the future.

Read more about his research at the following link: Noncognitive Measures: The Academic Trend that Could Change Everything.