Measuring and Developing Executive Functions
Executive Functions are a class of cognitive skills that constitute the directive capacities of our minds. They are essential for learning and for social and emotional intelligence. They are predictive
STEM and SEL: A Perfect Match
In this Webinar, we will explore the driving forces behind the push for STEM and SEL, the relationship between SEL and STEM, and the underlying skills that support both. We hope to show that, far from being disconnected, the two are, indeed, a perfect match.
BrainWare SAFARI and Other Summer Brain Builders
In this webinar, we will talk about best practices for using BrainWare SAFARI with your child and we will explore other activities that can help strengthen children’s cognitive skills so that the upcoming summer weeks are a time to build, rather than lose, learning capacity.
Facts and Myths about the Brain: Can You Tell Them Apart?
How much do you know about the brain? Can you separate brain facts from brain fiction? Brain fiction, or neuromyths, can lead us to ineffective or even counterproductive strategies as
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.
Developing Critical Thinking Skills
The need for critical thinking skills in today’s world is more pervasive than ever. Critical thinking is vital for academic achievement as well as for success in the workplace. In this webinar, Lemi-Ola Erinkitola, founder of The Critical Thinking Child will address some underappreciated facets of helping children become critical thinkers.chools.
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.
The Neuroscience of Stress and Learning
In this webinar, Dr. Lou Whitaker, President of Open Minds Enterprises, discusses the neuroscience of stress, the effect of stress on learning and development, and tools and strategies for helping our students and ourselves deal with stress, both acute and chronic.
Cognitive Skills and Differentiation
This webinar will review the value of cognitive assessment as the basis for meaningful differentiation of instruction by tying cognitive skills directly to learning strategies.