CEC Report on The State of the Special Education Profession
There is a new report out from the Council for Exceptional Children, The State of the Special Education Profession Survey Report.
BrainWare and Mindprint Implementation – Pierceton Woods Academy
Students at Pierceton Woods were able to complete the targeted number of sessions of BrainWare SAFARI within the eight-week term. The six students who completed a sufficient number of sessions in BrainWare SAFARI experienced significant improvements in multiple areas of cognitive processing
Cognitive Skills Training in an Introductory College Course
BrainWare SAFARI cognitive skills development software was incorporated into a 3-credit-hour Student Success course at Ivy Tech Community College. Increases in IQ were seen for the students who completed the Student Success Course that incorporated BrainWare also completed a sufficient number of sessions and levels in BrainWare SAFARI.
Impact of Cognitive Skills Development in Grade 3 on Cognitive and Academic Measures
The Grade 3 students in an economically disadvantaged district who used BrainWare SAFARI experienced significant cognitive growth compared to those who did not. After using BrainWare SAFARI, 50% of the students scored at the 70th percentile or above on the composite score of the CCAT, compared to 33% scoring at that level on the pre-test.
Deal with the Big Rocks First … Prioritizing
Have you ever noticed that some people just drift through life dealing with each problem as it comes along and then wonder where all the time has gone, and why
Closing the Achievement Gaps: The Need for a Cognitive Intervention
The remediation statistics are sobering. Over half of students who enroll in 2-year colleges take remedial courses in English and/or math. Almost 20% of those enrolling in 4-year colleges do
Emphasize the “Learning” in “Extended Learning Time”
There seem to be a lot of people talking about extending the school day lately. On the pro side of the argument are those who believe that our students’ ability
Education: A Reality Check
A confluence of four issues in education makes this a perfect time to embark on a journey of bringing neuroscience to the classroom. 1) There is no more money (www.cbo.gov).
Cognitive Skills and the Common Core Standards
Teachers, principals and district administrators around the country are fully in the throes of working on the transition to the new Common Core Standards. The Common Core Standards, the product
Cognitive Gains in an Afterschool Program Using BrainWare SAFARI
Students experienced an average increase of 12 percentile points on the composite CogAT scores using BrainWare SAFARI in an afterschool program in Hammond, IN. Increases on all of the CogAT subtests as well as the compositive score were consistent with increases seen in previous research.