Coaching Your Child in BrainWare SAFARI
This webinar is designed for parents (and grandparents!) who are working with a child as that child’s BrainWare SAFARI “coach.”
Cognitive Skills Training for Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning disabilities often involve weaknesses in one or more of the important cognitive skills involved in learning. Research is now showing that cognitive processes can be strengthened, rather than just working around them.
When Brain Training Works – Points of Controversy
Pre-publication publicity for a new book on the value of brain training claims that there are 5 conditions that make it effective. While this discussion surfaces some important considerations, it is likely to disappoint anyone who adheres strictly to the five conditions. Here’s where the advice falls short.
The Mystery of Reading Comprehension
Many students can read a passage, but afterwards are unable to tell you what they read. Or perhaps they can answer simple factual questions (regurgitate), but it really has no meaning for them and will be forgotten the next day.
A Blueprint for Developing a 21st Century Worker
The central focus of this webinar will be to address two questions: What are the skills needed by workers today? And how can those skills be developed?
Brainy Reading Suggestions
There are so many books about the brain ... from simple books for children to dense academic works intended for researchers. Here are some of our favorites -- for adults, for teachers specifically, and for kids.
Developing 21st Century Minds after School
This webinar will explore practical and effective approaches that give students experiences that are different from what happens during the school day and that can drive better academic results without teaching to the test.
Technology and Brains: The Good, the Bad, the Unknown
This webinar will explore what brain research is telling us about the best and worst aspects of video games, cell phones and Internet search. We will discuss the impact of technologies.
The Cognitive Impact of Poverty and What Educators Can Do
Numerous studies have shown the impact of poverty on the brain. Neuroscience research is also showing how the plasticity of the brain offers the potential to close the cognitive gap.