Cognitive Training is for the Gifted Too
Sometimes when I talk to an educator or a parent about BrainWare Safari and cognitive skills, he or she will assume that the program is only for struggling learners or
Video Games and Attention Problems: Cause or Cure
A study recently published in the journal Pediatrics is getting a lot of attention (pun intended) from parents. It concludes that more than two hours per day of video-game playing
The Case of the Accidental Control Group
If you Google “Accidental Control Group” or look it up in Wikipedia, you will not find a definition. But the “Accidental Control Group” exists. And it can actually be very useful.
Tips for Getting the Most from Your Child’s IEP Meeting
You’ve pressed your child’s school for testing and some learning issues have been uncovered. Your child’s school has put a plan, an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), in place and you’re going to the IEP meeting. What should you expect?
Your Child May Need an IEP
How did your child do this year in school? Were you disappointed when you saw the grades on that final report card? It can be a letdown from that feeling
Should We Match Teaching Styles to Learning Styles?
There has been much discussion over the years of multiple intelligences, and learning styles, and being right or left-brained. Often the identification of a particular style
Boys and Girls: How Different Are Their Brains?
“Boys are good at math and science – they’re not very good at attention and emotions. Girls are good at language and reading – they’re not so good at visual