Implementation of Computer-Based Cognitive Assessment and Cognitive Training with Elementary Students Lagging in Academic Performance
In a textbook implementation of Mindprint and BrainWare at Riverside Elementary in Evans, GA, the overwhelming majority of the students experienced substantial growth in their cognitive skills in multiple areas and all students saw growth in at least some areas. Average growth across all ten of the Mindprint subtests was 21 percentile points.
Impact of Computer-Based Cognitive Training on Elementary Students’ Reading Skills
Students at Wyhcocomagh Education Centre in Nova Scotia gained 4.5 reading levels on average and improved on academic fluency tests by one-half to 4 grade equivalents over 12 weeks following cognitive training with BrainWare SAFARI.
Teaching as a STEM Career
In the work that I’ve been doing on the connection between STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and SEL (Social and Emotional Learning), I was looking for examples of STEM
What Is Learning?
In this webinar, we dig underneath the surface of teaching and learning and explore the most important things teachers, parents and trainers of all kinds need to know about learning in the brain and how to create the most effective learning experiences.
Cognitive Skills and MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)
Education is grappling with a relatively new acronym: MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support). MTSS is currently conceptualized as an integration of two other acronyms: RtI (Response to Intervention) and PBIS
Educator Perspectives on Social and Emotional Learning Programs
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is receiving increasing attention in the world of education. In our informal conversations with principals and teachers and parents, we hadn’t discerned any particular patterns or consensus in approaches, and it made us curious to explore the subject a bit more broadly. We hope that others will find this summary of findings from the small survey we conducted and the trends we discerned as interesting and thought-provoking as we do.
Who Is Smarter — Millennials or Baby Boomers?
Are millennials or baby boomers smarter? That is the question being researched by a middle school student who met with Betsy Hill, president of BrainWare Learning, via Nepris.
A Time to Ask Students to Think about Misbehaving
Often it is more effective to engage students in coming up with their own norms rather than giving them a set of rules for behavior. One teacher helped her students
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?
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