The Cognitive Impact of Poverty: Implications for Teaching
In this webinar, we will discuss both the research on the impact of poverty on cognitive development and the implications for educational practice to help level the learning field.
Gesturing Reflects Language Development in Young Children
Gesturing by very young children is associated with language development. Research shows that observing gestures can help predict language delays and may eventually be useful in diagnosing language development problems
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.
Exercise Facilitates Cognitive Development
We were reminded by National Exercise with Your Child Week about the importance of exercise for cognitive development for both children and adults. An NIH-supported study reviewed the available research and concluded that there is ample evidence of the cognitive benefits of physical activity for children.