The Notebook

Conversations about Learning, Educating, and Teaching

mari ::: Research

photo credit: mag3737

In early 1920s, reading pioneer Walter Dearborn believed that not all children learn to read in the same way. Dearborn advocated focusing on children as individuals, the use of different pathways, and attention to physical conditions, eye-fatigue and light.

mtringali ::: Research

Field DAY at Dearborn Academy. Photo by Connie Ridge.

"Exercise, good fitness-based exercise, makes our brain more ready to learn," says John Ratey of the Harvard Medical School and a member of Dearborn Academy's Professional Advisory Council.