Some Thoughts on Learner Variability
Uneven cognitive skills can be just as stressful, sometimes moreso, for a student than having more consistent but less strong learning skills.
Do Resource Teachers Have the Right Resources?
The system that is supposed to help students get supports often doesn’t work because the goal changes from having a real impact to checking off boxes and focusing on compliance. What is your experience with resource teachers having the right resources?
Do Too Many or Too Few Students from Poverty Get a Special Ed Label?
Do you have evidence for or believe that students living in poverty (with cognitive impact) are identified as needing specialized instruction and supports – therefore special education services? Or do you believe that these students are over-identified as needing special education services and do not require them and unnecessarily receive an educational label.
Is Your Child’s IEP Really Making a Difference?
Unfortunately, far too often, parents find that their child’s IEP is neither all that individualized nor helping their child make substantial gains. This blog examines three concerns often expressed about IEPs.
You Don’t Have to Be Dyslexic to Have Trouble Learning to Read English
In this webinar, we will explore the contributions of cognitive skills in learning to read. Then we will address the “special challenges” of the English language and some promising approaches that can be implemented by classroom teachers.
Creating a Personalized Learning Plan
In this video, Betsy Hill, president of BrainWare Learning Company, Nancy Weinstein, CEO of Mindprint Learning, review how to create a personalized learning plan for a student, based on that
ESE Student Success with BrainWare SAFARI
ESE students with learning disabilities or traumatic brain injury improve in reading, math and performance on the Florida State Assessment following their use of BrainWare SAFARI cognitive training software.
Using Cognitive Assessments and Cognitive Training Software with Autism
Will this help my child? That is the question we always hear from parents with children with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis (ASD) when they come across our cognitive training and assessment programs. We’ll start with the short answer and then we’ll dig in a little deeper.
Research Summary – BrainWare SAFARI and Students with Learning Disabilities
While BrainWare SAFARI is not uniquely designed for students with learning disabilities, 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 with learning disabilities.
Four Practical Ways to Bring Neuroscience to the Classroom
In this webinar, we review four brainy ways to supercharge the learning process. All four use solid neuroscience to impact learning where it happens – in our students’ brains. All four are evidence-based and supported by research. We discuss BrainWare SAFARI cognitive training software, Mindprint cognitive assessment, SkateKids cognitively based reading program and BrainsON! professional development.