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Effect of Neuroscience-Based Cognitive Skill Training on Growth of Cognitive Deficits Associated with Learning Disabilities in Children Grade 2-4

Students in the study who used BrainWare SAFARI for 12 weeks improved their cognitive functioning by 2.8 years, compared to 2 months for the control group. This improvement raised the students’ overall cognitive proficiency level from 64% to 89% where 90% is the expected performance for a normally developing student. Students in the control group improved just one percentage point, from 63% to 64% proficiency. Students in the treatment group improved their reading and math scores by 0.8 and 1.0 grade equivalent respectively over the 12 weeks.

Concussion and Youth Sports

This webinar will feature two experts in concussion management and the latest developments in brain injury tracking and treatment. Jim Buskirk and Dan Nicholson.

Giving Every Student the Equivalent of a Time Turner

In The Prisoner of Azkaban, the third book in the Harry Potter series, Hermione Granger manages to attend extra classes with the help of a Time Turner. The Time Turner allows her to go back in time so that she can, in effect, take two classes at once.

The Latest Research on Keeping (or Losing) Your Mind

In this webinar, Dr. Pat Wolfe, one of the world’s leading authorities on translating neuroscience research to practical application in education and in other aspects of life, will explain what the science tells us about keeping our minds fit throughout our lives.

What Teachers Should Know About the Brain

A recently published research study on teachers’ understanding of the brain and neuroscience research has been getting a lot of attention.  The findings, based on surveys of teachers in the

Funding Professional Development for Teachers

Almost two years ago, I blogged about the stunning research by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on the connection between student scores on the PISA tests and economic

The Adolescent Brain

When children reach adolescence, their brains are about the size of adult brains, but, of course, those brains have not fully matured.While it is easy to blame raging hormones – and in fact, testosterone and estrogen do play very important roles in brain development – there are other developmental processes going on as well.

Students Increase Effectiveness of Reading and Math Interventions with the Addition of BrainWare SAFARI

The majority of students who used BrainWare SAFARI and were provided with a reading intervention received a Rate of Improvement (ROI) score greater than the expected ROI on AIMSweb, as did the students who used BrainWare SAFARI and a math intervention.

Cognitive Skills and English Language Learners

Today, more school districts than ever are challenged to educate children who speak little or no English when they enter the school system. This brief addresses the demands on certain cognitive skills that are relatively greater during the early stages of learning a new language, including working memory, sequential memory, and auditory memory skills and how these skills may be enhanced.

BrainWare SAFARI and Special Education Students at Taven Elementary

Students with a range of Specific Learning Disabilities used BrainWare SAFARI. Three out of four significantly improved their performance on cognitive tests.

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