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.
Research Summary – BrainWare SAFARI and Low-SES Students
While BrainWare SAFARI is not uniquely designed for low-SES students, 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 from low-SES backgrounds.
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.
Gamification in Education: Fostering a Growth Mindset
When the term “gamification” comes up in the context of education, it is usually introduced as a way to improve student engagement and motivation. Given the dismal state of student
New Research on Memory Training
Recently published research from Johns Hopkins University pitted two types of working memory training against each other, but it didn't translate into general intelligence. Here's why not.
Are You Ready for the First Report Cards of the Year?
The goal of cognitive training is to enable a student to become a capable, independent learner. While tutoring can be helpful, it typically will not address underlying learning issues. Particularly when students continue to be tutored year after year, just to get through school, that is not enabling them to learn independently.
Business Executive Experience with BrainWare Cognitive Training
Kris Bowen, President of Tesco Solutions, wanted to see if cognitive training would improve her focus and ability to stay on top of her task list. She discusses the cognitive improvements she experienced with BrainWare SAFARI.
Cognitive and Visual Training Team Up for Athletes
Vision specialists are now combining cognitive therapy with visual training and contact lenses to help athletes process visual input more quickly and accurately with the goal of improving academic performance.
Cognitive Skills are Major Factors in Reading Ability
While many educators still see reading as a matter of decoding and fluency practice, the reading process is far more complex. A new report from Digital Promise report cites cognitive skills, social-emotional learning, and student background information, in addition to traditional language and literacy skills, as essential for reading.
Is Cognitive Capacity the Civil Rights Issue of Today?
Unless all students are able to develop the cognitive foundation for learning, then only some will have what it takes to fully access and derive value from their education. This is an issue of access much like other access issues in our society. It may be that the cognitive capacity gap is the civil rights issue of our day.