Sleep and Cognitive Functioning
We have been coming across so much research lately on the brain and sleep that it seems like a good time to remind ourselves what we know about sleep and
Survey on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is getting more attention in education these days. How is your organization approaching SEL and how does that compare to what others are doing?
Roger Stark to Speak at Serious Games Conference
Roger Stark, BrainWare Learning Company's CEO, will be speaking at the Conference on Serious Games at George Mason University July 10-12, 2018. The conference, now in its 8th year, is a leadership conference for professionals who embrace the idea that games can revolutionize learning.
Bright Lights Before Bedtime Problematic for Preschoolers’ Sleep
Parents should dim the lights for preschoolers for the hour before bedtime, suggest scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder, who recently conducted research on the impact of pre-bedtime light
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