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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?

Stop Running Against the Wind

Most of us make learning harder than it needs to be.  Why?  Because we don’t really understand what it takes to learn something. This webinar will focus on how students at any age can become more efficient and effective learners by understanding how to learn in harmony with their brain.

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

For good and bad, technology changes our brains. But then again, so does every experience we have. So what are our brains doing and becoming in the digital age?

Reading is Not Natural — Part One

Humans as a species did not evolve to read.  We did evolve for language – that capacity is hard-wired.  But in order to read, we have to trick our brains into co-opting brain processes that do other things.

The Brain that Predicts the Future

Can your brain really predict the future?  Absolutely!  In fact, predicting the future is something our brains do constantly. It turns out that there are two different areas of the brain that helpp us anticipate when something will happen.

The Brain Connections Involved in Procrastination

Researchers have discovered that people who procrastinate tend to have larger amygdalae (the structure in the brain associated with fear) and weaker connections between the amygdala and the part of the brain that regulates the recognition of salience of fear and initiation.

How Neurons Multitask

Duke University researchers have shown that neurons seem to be capable of carrying more than one signal at a time.  They do this, apparently, in much the same way that telecommunications engineers developed rapid switching between pieces of two different messages.

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.

The Marshmallow Test Revisited

You may already be familiar with the marshmallow test.  If not, imagine a 4-year old in a room.  The researcher puts a marshmallow on the table in front of the

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.

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