The Common Core Language strand includes four domains—listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Common Core also emphasizes two objectives of grammar instruction—accuracy and consistency. The standards state that students “…must gain control over many conventions of standard English grammar, usage, and mechanics, as well as learn other ways to use language to convey meaning…” Many of.. read more →

15 Nov 2014
November 15, 2014

Study Skills: What the Research Says

Numerous studies have been conducted recently about which study skills and habits are the most effective. Many of the results show that many commonly-held beliefs aren’t necessarily the most successful. We’ve sorted through the research and compiled a list of some of the most relevant findings. 1:   Alternate Study Locations Rather than choosing one.. read more →

20 Jun 2012
June 20, 2012

Newton Education Group Goes to Washington!

Recently, our founder and president, Annie Keeghan, was invited to speak at the Context in Context conference in Washington D.C., held by the Association of Educational Publishers and the Association of American Publishers School Division. The conference took place June 3 – 6. Ms. Keeghan was part of panel discussing, “Making the Learner the Focus.. read more →