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Linking Research to Classrooms Blog

Welcome to the Linking Research to Classrooms blog, authored by faculty, staff, and fellows of the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education at Kennedy Krieger Institute! This blog connects educators with relevant research and clinical expertise in the areas of neuroscience, principles of behavior change, evidence-based practice, and education law. Each month, Linking Research to Classrooms explores a topic related to the enormous and wonderful task of educating all students.

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September 2017

Assistive Technology (AT) to Support Students with Special Needs
September 12th, 2017
Guest blogger Andrea Parrish discusses assistive technology (AT), how it's evolved, and how it benefits students with disabilities. Read more >

August 2017

Myths & Facts about Mindfulness in the Classroom
August 29th, 2017
Lisa Carey and Jonathan Schmidt debunk some common myths about using mindfulness in schools. Read more >

Faculty Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Schmidt
August 8th, 2017
CILSE fellow Erin Eichmond talks to Dr. Jonahtna Schmidt about mindfulness practices in K-12 classrooms. Read more >
 

July 2017

Digital Resource Round-Up: Mindfulness
July 18, 2017
Lisa Carey and Catherine Stephan, a former research assistant in the Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger, share a list of free digital resources to help teachers learn about practicing mindfulness. Read more >

Mindfulness in Education
July 11, 2017
2017 CILSE Fellow Cohort Erin Richmond discusses the ways educators can support fellow teachers and students in relieving stress in the school setting. Read more >

June 2017

Digital Resource Round-up: Meeting the Educational Needs of Pediatric Cancer Survivors
June 27, 2017
Lisa Carey provides a list of resources to help teachers create a successful plan for supporting childhood cancer survivors. Read more >

Supporting Childhood Cancer Survivors in School
June 20, 2017
Lisa Carey and Maureen van Stone discuss ways educators can better meet the needs of childhood cancer survivors and make the transition back to school during or after treatment easier for students. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson: What Should Teachers Know about Childhood Cancer Survivors?
June 13, 2017
Lisa Carey and Dr. Lisa Jacobson discuss the role teachers and schools can play in supporting the needs of childhood cancer survivors. Read more >

Myths and Facts about Pediatric Cancer-Survivors in the Classroom
June 6, 2017
Dr. Lisa Jacobson and Lisa Carey address some of the most common misconceptions that prevent students who are cancer survivors from access appropriate school supports. Read more >

May 2017

Keeping Your Head Around Brain Science: A Digital Resource Round-Up
May 30, 2017
Lisa Carey shares a list of free resources to help teachers think about science claims, science reporting, and how to seek out accurate information. Read more >

Interview with Dr. Alison Pritchard
May 23, 2017
Lisa Carey speaks to Dr. Alison Pritchard, Director of the Neuropsychology Research Lab at Kennedy Krieger, about neuroscience research and education. Read more >

CILSE's Neuroscience Book Recommendations
May 16, 2017
Read up on neuroscience with this list of brainy books, curated by current and former CILSE fellows and Kennedy Krieger faculty and staff. Read more >

Why a Prescriptive Approach to Neuroscience in the Classroom Might be a Poor Fit
May 9, 2017
Lisa Carey discusses the potential pitfalls of seeking and using prescriptive neuroscience information. Read more >

Linking Teachers to Neuroscience: A Look at Bridges of Information
May 2, 2017
Lisa Carey talks about the challenges teachers experience when seeking good, accurate cognitive neuroscience information and the importance of differentiating between high quality information and generalizations and misinformation. Read more >

April 2017

Supporting Inclusive Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Part 2
April 18, 2017
Part Two of our Inclusion Guide features additional strategies for including children with autism in your classroom. Read more >

Supporting Inclusive Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Part 1
April 11, 2017
in the first of a three-part series, CILSE fellow Erin Richmond provides useful suggestions and resources for helping students with autism thrive emotionally, socially, and academically in the classroom setting with a focus on social and behavioral supports. Read more >

Myths & Facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 4, 2017
We kick off Autism Awareness Month with a post from CILSE fellow Amanda Hughes, who clarifies some common myths about autism spectrum disorder and offers resources for further information. Read more >

March 2017

Ask a Neuropsychologist
March 28, 2017
Clinicians, researchers, and faculty at the Kennedy Krieger Institute Neuropsychology Department answer brain and learning questions asked by current classroom teachers. Read more >

Digital Resource Round-Up: Brain Awareness Week
March 21, 2017
Looking for resources to help you teach your students about the brain? Look no further! Our digital resource round-up features a compilation of free resources about the brain and learning. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Mark Mahone - Attention
March 14, 2017
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Mark Mahone about the multiple forms of attention and how to support students with varied attention spans in the classroom. Read more >

Shaping Brain Development: Considerations for Teachers
March 7, 2017
Lisa Carey and Dr. Lisa Jacobson discuss the effects teachers have on their students' brain development. Read more >

February 2017

The Steps of Cognitive Science Research as Explained by Actual Researchers
February 28, 2017
Alison Pritchard and Erin Jones offer teachers an insider's look at the resesarch process that can help them better support students through understanding the research and corresponding literature that determines "what works" for students. Read more >

Faculty Interview: Claire Holmes and Scholarly Information for Teachers
February 21, 2017
Lisa Carey talks to Claire Holmes, Towson University Education Librarian and liaison to the Towson University Special Education Department to discuss ways for educators to gain access to high-quality research information. Read more >

Digital Resouce Round-Up: Searching for Research
February 14, 2017
A list of free online resources to help teachers research evidence-based practices. Read more >

Unpacking Evidence-Based Practices: An Introduction to Educational Research Methods
February 7, 2017
Lisa Carey and Alison pritchard, Director of the Neuropsychology Research Lab at Kennedy Krieger, provide an introduction to evidence-based practices and interventions. Read more >

January 2017

Technology Accessibility: The “Best Kept Secret” of Inclusive 21st Century Classrooms
January 31, 2017
Guest blogger Natalie Shaheen provides tips on how to ensure digital accessibility. Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Marina Bedny
January 24, 2017
Dr. Marina Bedny discusses blindness and brain & mind development. Read more >
 

Digital Resource Round-up: Blindness
January 10, 2017
A list of digital resources that provide information about how to support and include blind students in the classroom. Read more >

What is Blindness?
January 3, 2017
Guest blogger Natalie Shaheen discusses how to meet the needs of blind students in the classroom. Read more >
 

December 2016

Promising Practices: Identifying What Works for Students Recovering from Concussion
December 27, 2016 
This week's post features a list of vignettes that illustrate ways teachers can support students recovering from a mild traumatic brain injury. Read more >

Digital Resource Round-Up: Concussion
December 20, 2016 
A compilation of free digital resources from Lisa Carey and Kristie Sweeney to help teachers learn how best to meet the needs of students recovering from concussions. Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Stacy Suskauer
December 13, 2016 
Lisa Carey discusses concussion research and ways teachers can assist students recovering from mild traumatic brain injuries with Dr. Stacy Suskauer, research scientist and co-director of the Center for Brain Injury Recovery Clinic at Kennedy Krieger. Read more >

Concussion and the Classroom: Helping Students Who Have Experienced Concussion
December 6, 2016 
Kristie Sweeney from the Kennedy Krieger Institute Concussion Clinic talks about what a concussion is and the ways teachers and school professionals can help students recover from concussions. Read more >

November 2016

Myths & Facts About the Needs of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students
November 22, 2016 
The Deafness-Related Evaluations and More (DREAM) Clinic at Kennedy Krieger discusses some of the myths and common misconceptions about students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Jennifer Reesman
November 8, 2016 
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Jen Reesman about meeting the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in the classroom. Read more >
 

An Introduction to Meeting the Needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
November 1, 2016 
Dr. Jen Reesman from the Deafness-Related Evaluations and More (DREAM) Clinic at Kennedy Krieger provides insight on how to meet the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in the classroom. Read more >

October 2016

Myhts & Facts about BIPS and FBAs promo

Myths and Facts about FBAs and BIPs
October 25, 2016 
CILSE fellows Amanda Hughes and Kelly Rietschel dispell common myths about functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs) and discuss how these tools are actually meant to be used. Read more >

Digital Resource Round-Up: Positive Behavior Supports Promo

Digital Resource Round-Up: Positive Behavior Supports
October 18, 2016 
A compilation of digital resources for positive behavior support and coping skills strategies. 
Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Lisa Jacobson - Anxiety's Impact on Learning
October 11, 2016 
Lisa Carey interviews Dr. Lisa Jacobson to learn more about anxiety and the ways it impacts student performance. 
Read more >

Supporting Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities in the Classroom
October 4, 2016 
A list of best practices to help teachers support students with emotional/behavioral diabilities in the classroom. 
Read more >

September 2016

Designing Inclusive Environments: What Do Blind Students Need? Promo imageDesigning Inclusive Learning Environments: What Do Blind Students Need?
September 27, 2016
Guest blogger Natalie Shaheen discusses the factors a teacher should consider to ensure a learning environment is inclusive and meets the needs of blind and low vision students. Read more >

Learning Environment Digital Resource Round-Up
September 20, 2016
Want to design a learning environment that's more flexible and accessible? Lisa Carey and Amanda Hughes compile a list of resources to help you get started. Read more >

Jon Mundorf Interview PromoFaculty Interview: Dr. Jon Mundorf, University of Florida - Design Considerations from the Universal Design for Learning Perspective
September 13, 2016
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Jon Murdorf, a 7th grade English Language Arts teacher at the P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, about the importance of learning environment design. Read more >

Considering Learning Spaces: How Do We Design Inclusive Classrooms?
September 6, 2016
Lisa Carey discusses the importance of learning environments and shares important questions for teachers to consider when stepping into a classroom. Read more >

August 2016

Digital Resource Round-Up: Neurodevelopment PromoDigital Resource Round-Up: Neurodevelopment
August 9, 2016 
Lisa Carey compiles a list of video and quick reference guides to help teachers think about and support students' developing brains. Read more >

CILSE Interview with Dr. E. Mark MahoneFaculty Interview: Dr. Mark Mahone
August 2, 2016 
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Mark Mahone to learn about child neurodevelopment. Read more >

 

July 2016

What Should Teachers Know about Neurodevelopment promoWhat Should Teachers Know about Neurodevelopment?
July 12, 2016 
Lisa Carey and Lisa Jacobson provide some key elements of neurodevelopment that teachers should consider in the classroom. Read more >

4th of July promo blockHappy 4th of July!
July 1, 2016
We'd like to wish all of our readers a safe and relaxing 4th of July! Read more >

June 2016

 Universal Design for Learning Summer Reading List
June 28, 2016
In need of some summer reading material? In this week's blog, Lisa Carey shares a list of books about Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Read more >

UDL Digital Resource Round-Up
June 21, 2016
Lisa Carey and CILSE Fellow Amanda Hughes round up an assortment of free UDL digital resources to help teachers explore and implement the UDL framework in the classroom. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson: UDL, a Psychologist's Perspective
June 14, 2016

Lisa Carey sat down with Dr. Lisa Jacobson to discuss Universal Design for Learning (UDL) from the perspective of a neuropsychologist. Read more >

What is Universal Design for Learning?
June 7, 2016

Lisa Carey and Amanda Hughes explain what Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is and why educators use it in their instructional practice. Read more >

May 2016

Intellectual Disability & the Law: Ask an Attorney
May 31, 2016
Maureen van Stone, director of Project HEAL, answers some common questions regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Read more >
 

Myths and Facts About Intellectual Disability
May 25, 2016
Lisa Carey, Erin Jones, and the neuropsychologists at Kennedy Krieger dispel some myths regarding people with intellectual disability (ID). Read more >
 

Including Students with Intellectual Disabilities: One Teacher's Perspective
May 17, 2016
Lisa Carey provides insight on how to successfully teach students with intellectual disabilities in the inclusion setting. Read more >
 

Faculty Interview: Dr. T. Andrew Zabel, Ph.D., ABPP - Supporting Students with Intellectual Disability in the Digital Age
May 10, 2016
Dr. Andrew Zabel, a pediatric neuropsychologist and research scientist at the Institute, talks about the nature of intellectual disability and new ways to consider supporting students with ID in the digital age. Read more >
 

What is an Intellectual Disability?
May 3, 2016
Dr. Leena Mohapatra, a neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger, answers common questions aboutt intellectual disabilities. Read more >
 

April 2016

Communication Tips for Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 24, 2016

Former CILSE fellow Carrie Schiel, a speech-language pathologist, offers communication tips for working with students with autism spectrum disorder. Read more >

Myths & Facts About Applied Behavior Analysis
April 17, 2016

Public school teachers and faculty and staff in the Kennedy Krieger Neurobehavioral Unit address some of the most common myths surrounding applied behavior analysis (ABA). Read more >

Evidence-Based Practices for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 12, 2016

Lisa Carey compiles a list of sources to help teachers locate evidence-based practices for improving outcomes for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more>

 

Faculty Interview: Jonathan Schmidt, Ph.D.
April 5, 2016

As part of our focus on Autism Awareness Month, Lisa Carey speaks to Dr. Jonathan Schmidt about applied behavior analysis (ABA) as an evidence-based practice for teaching students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more >

March 2016

Happy Spring Break!
March 29, 2016

We'd like to wish all of the hard working teachers out there a safe and relaxing Spring Break! Read more >
 

A Tale of Two Teachers: Reflections on Teaching Students with ASD
March 22, 2016

CILSE fellows Anne Marie Tagliaferri and Rachel Eversole reflect on their experiences teaching students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more >

Digital Resource Round-Up: Autism Awareness Month Preparations!
March 15, 2016

A collection of digital resources to help educators teaching students with autism spectrum disroders (ASD). Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Ericka Wodka, Ph.D., ABPP -CN
March 8, 2016

Lisa Carey speaks to Dr. Ericka Wodka to answer some educator questions about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more >

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
March 1, 2016

Guest blogger Rebecca Vaurio explains what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is. Read more >
 

February 2016

Reading Learning Disability in the Inclusion Classroom
February 23, 2016

Lisa Carey and guest blogger Amanda Hughes discuss meeting the needs of students with reading learning disabilities in inclusion classrooms. Read more >

Guest blogger Bridget Dunbar provides a list of resources to help math teachers develop their students' algebraic reasoning. Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Maureen van Stone
February 9, 2016

The CILSE fellows recently interviewed Dr. Maureen van Stone to learn about the legal requirements for identifying a student with a specific learning disability. Read more >

Lisa Carey and the CILSE fellows recommend digital resources to help educators better understand math learning disability in the classroom. Read more >

January 2016

Learning Disabilities

Digital Resource Round-up: Reading Learning Disability

Lisa Carey shares a list of the best digital resources for understanding reading learning disabilities. Read more >
 

Evidence-Based Practice BlockA Teacher’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practice
January 19, 2016

Center For Innovation and Leadership In Special Education (CILSE) fellows discussed learning disabilities with Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Dr. Martha Bridge Denckla. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Martha Bridge DencklaFaculty Interview: Dr. Denckla Discusses Learning Disabilities
January 12, 2016

Center For Innovation and Leadership In Special Education (CILSE) fellows discussed learning disabilities with Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Dr. Martha Bridge Denckla. Read more >

What is Specific Learning Disability?What is Specific Learning Disability?
January 5, 2016

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), only children with “specific learning disability” will qualify for special education and related services. But having a clinical diagnosis of disability is not enough. So what exactly is "specific learning disability," as defined under IDEA? Read more >

December 2015

Math

Digital Resource Round-Up: Math InstructionDigital Resource Roundup: Math Instruction
December 22, 2015

Lisa Carey lassoes some of the best digital resources for teaching math from around the web and corrals them here in the blog for you. Read more >

Confessions of a Math Phobic TeacherConfessions of a Math-Phobic Teacher
December 15, 2015

Lisa Carey shares her story of how her own math challenges led to positive outcomes for her students, along with ideas that you can use in your own classroom. Read more >

Math & Executive FunctionFaculty Interview: Dr. Zabel and the Building Blocks of Math Ability
December 8, 2015

Lisa Carey recently interviewed Dr. Andrew Zabel, Clinical Director of the Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, about the development of math skills. Read more >

Math & Executive FunctionImproving Math Performance by Supporting Executive Function
December 4, 2015

Many students who struggle to achieve in mathematics demonstrate weaknesses in skills that fall under the umbrella term executive function.  current research points to three specific domains that are most clearly associated with poor performance: attention, working memory, and mental flexibility. Read more >

November 2015

Foundations of Reading

The Language-Literacy ConnectionThe Language-Literacy Connection: Understanding the Basics to Help Students Succeed
November 25, 2015

For students to succeed in school and life, becoming literate is vital. One of the first steps in becoming literate involves fostering early speech and language development. This article offers suggestions, in four important language skill areas, for education professionals and parents to assist students in becoming successful readers. Read more >

Reading and the BrainShort on Time? Quick Ways to Build Reading Instruction Knowledge
November 18, 2015

The Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education has put together a list of resources that will allow you to learn more about reading and teaching literacy, even if you don’t have a lot of time to sit down and read. Read more >

Reading and the BrainFaculty Interview with Dr. Mary Ellen Lewis: Reading and the Brain
November 12, 2015

CILSE Fellows interviewed Kennedy Krieger Institue's Dr. Mary Ellen Lewis to find out more about the link between reading and the brain. Read more >

Early Reading DevelopmentEarly Reading Development: What by When?
November 5, 2015

Learn about the phases of early reading development, and how these align with the Common Core State Standards for Reading Foundation Skills. Read more >

October 2015

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD) Awareness Month

digital adhd resourcesDigital Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Resource Round-Up for Teachers
October 27, 2015

View our collection of free online resources including classroom strategies and tools to help teachers meet the needs of students with ADHD. Read more >

Executive Functions in the ClassroomExecutive Functions in the Classroom
October 20, 2015

View our quick reference infographic for educators interested in using knowledge about executive function as a means for improving student outcomes. Read more >

Interview with Dr. Lisa JacobsonInterview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson
October 14, 2015

Lisa Carey, education consultant at the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education (CILSE), sat down with neuropsychologist Dr. Lisa Jacobson to discuss executive functioning. Read more >

Myths About Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)Myths About Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
October 6, 2015

Faculty of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Department of Neuropsychology share common misconceptions about students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)/ADD). Read more >

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)What is ADHD?
September 29, 2015

Clinical psychologist Dr. Alison Pritchard offers answers to some common questions about the disorder. Read more >

September 2015

Neuroscience & Special Education

Neuroscience TED TalksLisa Carey's Favorite Neuroscience TED Talks
September 22, 2015

CILSE Education Consultant Lisa Carey lists her favorite neuroscience TED Talks. Read more >

Dr. Martha Denckla Neuroscience Book RecommendationsDr. Denckla's Bookshelf
September 15, 2015

Dr. Martha Denckla offers some great recommendations for educators interested in exploring the nature of the brain. Read more >

CILSE- Dr. E. Mark Mahone InterviewInterview with Dr. E. Mark Mahone
September 8, 2015

Lisa Carey, education consultant at CILSE, talks to Dr. E. Mark Mahone about his interest in exploring learning difficulties in children, and how neuroscience can enhance special education. Read more >

Put a Brain on ItPut a Brain on It! The Current Appeal of Brain-Based Science and Potential Pitfalls for Educators
September 1, 2015

Lately, it appears that if you want to sell something, rather than a bird, you should try a brain. However, with everyone “putting a brain on it,” how can educators sort out the good information from the bad?
Read more >

AUGUST 2015

Digital Neuroscience Resources for TeachersDigital Neuroscience Resources for Teachers
August 25, 2015

If you are trying to learn more about the brain on your own, here are some trusted websites with verified resources and information. Read more >

Neuromyths in the ClassroomNeuromyths and the Classroom
August 18, 2015

Neuromyths, or misunderstandings about the brain, are prevalent in many social sciences, but especially in education. Read more >

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What is an Intellectual Disability?
May 3, 2016

Dr. Leena Mohapatra, a neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger, answers common questions aboutt intellectual disabilities. Read more >

Including Students with Intellectual Disabilities: One Teacher's Perspective
May 17, 2016

Lisa Carey provides insight on how to successfully teach students with intellectual disabilities in the inclusion setting. Read more >

Myths and Facts About Intellectual Disability
May 25, 2016

Lisa Carey, Erin Jones, and the neuropsychologists at Kennedy Krieger dispel some myths regarding people with intellectual disability (ID). Read more >

Supporting Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities in the Classroom
October 4, 2016 
A list of best practices to help teachers support students with emotional/behavioral diabilities in the classroom. 
Read more >

Faculty Interview: Dr. Lisa Jacobson - Anxiety's Impact on Learning
October 11, 2016 

Lisa Carey interviews Dr. Lisa Jacobson to learn more about anxiety and the ways it impacts student performance. 
Read more >

Unpacking Evidence-Based Practices: An Introduction to Educational Research Methods
February 7, 2017
Lisa Carey and Alison pritchard, Director of the Neuropsychology Research Lab at Kennedy Krieger, provide an introduction to evidence-based practices and interventions. Read more >

Unpacking Evidence-Based Practices: An Introduction to Educational Research Methods
February 7, 2017
Lisa Carey and Alison pritchard, Director of the Neuropsychology Research Lab at Kennedy Krieger, provide an introduction to evidence-based practices and interventions. Read more >

Digital Resouce Round-Up: Searching for Research
February 14, 2017
A list of free online resources to help teachers research evidence-based practices. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Mark Mahone - Attention
March 14, 2017
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Mark Mahone about the multiple forms of attention and how to support students with varied attention spans in the classroom. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Mark Mahone - Attention
March 14, 2017
Lisa Carey talks to Dr. Mark Mahone about the multiple forms of attention and how to support students with varied attention spans in the classroom. Read more >

Myths & Facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 4, 2017
We kick off Autism Awareness Month with a post from CILSE fellow Amanda Hughes, who clarifies some common myths about autism spectrum disorder and offers resources for further information. Read more >

Supporting Inclusive Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Part 1
April 11, 2017
in the first of a three-part series, CILSE fellow Erin Richmond provides useful suggestions and resources for helping students with autism thrive emotionally, socially, and academically in the classroom setting with a focus on social and behavioral supports. Read more >

Linking Teachers to Neuroscience: A Look at Bridges of Information
May 2, 2017
Lisa Carey talks about the challenges teachers experience when seeking good, accurate cognitive neuroscience information and the importance of differentiating between high quality information and generalizations and misinformation. Read more >Linking Teachers to Neuroscience: A Look at Bridges of Information
May 2, 2017
Lisa Carey talks about the challenges teachers experience when seeking good, accurate cognitive neuroscience information and the importance of differentiating between high quality information and generalizations and misinformation. Read more >

Linking Teachers to Neuroscience: A Look at Bridges of Information
May 2, 2017
Lisa Carey talks about the challenges teachers experience when seeking good, accurate cognitive neuroscience information and the importance of differentiating between high quality information and generalizations and misinformation. Read more >

CILSE's Neuroscience Book Recommendations
May 16, 2017
Read up on neuroscience with this list of brainy books, curated by current and former CILSE fellows and Kennedy Krieger faculty and staff. Read more >

CILSE's Neuroscience Book Recommendations
May 16, 2017
Read up on neuroscience with this list of brainy books, curated by current and former CILSE fellows and Kennedy Krieger faculty and staff. Read more >

Myths and Facts about Pediatric Cancer-Survivors in the Classroom
June 6, 2017
Dr. Lisa Jacobson and Lisa Carey address some of the most common misconceptions that prevent students who are cancer survivors from access appropriate school supports. Read more >

Myths and Facts about Pediatric Cancer-Survivors in the Classroom
June 6, 2017
Dr. Lisa Jacobson and Lisa Carey address some of the most common misconceptions that prevent students who are cancer survivors from access appropriate school supports. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson: What Should Teachers Know about Childhood Cancer Survivors?
June 13, 2017
Lisa Carey and Dr. Lisa Jacobson discuss the role teachers and schools can play in supporting the needs of childhood cancer survivors. Read more >Faculty Interview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson: What Should Teachers Know about Childhood Cancer Survivors?
June 13, 2017
Lisa Carey and Dr. Lisa Jacobson discuss the role teachers and schools can play in supporting the needs of childhood cancer survivors. Read more >

Faculty Interview with Dr. Lisa Jacobson: What Should Teachers Know about Childhood Cancer Survivors?
June 13, 2017
Lisa Carey and Dr. Lisa Jacobson discuss the role teachers and schools can play in supporting the needs of childhood cancer survivors. Read more >

Supporting Childhood Cancer Survivors in School
June 20, 2017
Lisa Carey and Maureen van Stone discuss ways educators can better meet the needs of childhood cancer survivors and make the transition back to school during or after treatment easier for students. Read more >

Supporting Childhood Cancer Survivors in School
June 20, 2017
Lisa Carey and Maureen van Stone discuss ways educators can better meet the needs of childhood cancer survivors and make the transition back to school during or after treatment easier for students. Read more >

Mindfulness in Education
July 11, 2017
2017 CILSE Fellow Cohort Erin Richmond discusses the ways educators can support fellow teachers and students in relieving stress in the school setting. Read more >

Faculty Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Schmidt
August 8th, 2017
CILSE fellow Erin Eichmond talks to Dr. Jonahtna Schmidt about mindfulness practices in K-12 classrooms. Read more >

Faculty Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Schmidt
August 8th, 2017
CILSE fellow Erin Eichmond talks to Dr. Jonahtna Schmidt about mindfulness practices in K-12 classrooms. Read more >

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