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Lou Whitaker Coaching Students in BrainWare SAFARI

BrainWare SAFARI implementations in a school setting are most successful when teachers follow the 3 “Ps” — Planning, Presenting and Purposeful Coaching.  Purposeful Coaching involves helping the students work throughout

Parent Webinar – Coaching Your Child in BrainWare SAFARI

Being a great BrainWare coach is not difficult but there are some best practices that will make your time working with your child (or grandchild) the most productive and effective.

Cognitive Skills and Second (or Other) Language Acquisition

his webinar will examine some of the challenges of learning a second language and the role of cognitive skills and executive functions in that process. We will also share research on the impact of cognitive skills training for English Language Learners in several U.S. and ex-U.S. schools.

New Evidence for the Value of Mental Rehearsal

Skiiers at the Olympics mentally go through their run or a ski jump prior to competing, as do the figure skaters, and other athletes.  Perhaps they have even rehearsed listening

Pixels the Size of Neurons May Transform Brain Imaging

Technology has been reducing the size of pixels on a screen to the point where scientists believe they can focus on brain activity at the level of individual neurons.  That

One Hour – Three Clicks – One Personalized Student Learning Plan

This is a brief demo of the Mindprint Cognitive Assessment that illustrates how easy it is to create a personalized student learning plan based on a student’s cognitive strengths and

Gesturing Reflects Language Development in Young Children

Gesturing by very young children is associated with language development.  Research shows that observing gestures can help predict language delays and may eventually be useful in diagnosing language development problems

Research Summary – BrainWare SAFARI and Low-SES Students

While BrainWare SAFARI is not uniquely designed for low-SES students, cognitive skill training is having an impact on cognitive functioning and academic achievement for them in a variety of settings.  This document provides a summary of the research to date on BrainWare SAFARI and students from low-SES backgrounds.

Friends Share Brain Patterns

Researchers have been exploring the ways our brains respond in social situations and have found that our brains activity predicts a number of things.  A recent study shows that the