Mind the Cognitive Gap
The phrase “Mind the Gap” refers to the gap between the train door and the station platform, particularly on the London underground system. It reminds passengers to be careful when
Case Study of a School Turnaround
In this webinar, Bondo Nyembwe, who led the St. Paul City School turnaround and who is now replicating his approach as Executive Director of Academia Cesar Chavez in St. Paul, MN, shares his insights and experiences on the keys to a successful school turnaround.
The Science of Performance in Sports: Training the Mind
For decades, every sport, every athletic organization, and every sports executive has looked for its next superstar to elevate their performance. The world gravitates to sports superstars. And having high
It’s Not a Quiz! It’s Retrieval Practice!
Few words stimulate greater anxiety in students than "We're going to have a quiz today." Most of us can remember that feeling of being unprepared when a pop quiz was announced. What most of us don't realize, including many teachers, is how important a role quizzes can play in the learning process.
Problem-Solving in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
Whether you call it RtI, MTSS or something else, the underlying principle is the same. It’s all about problem-solving – about getting to the root of the problem, and finding
BrainWare Learning Company Approved to Support School Improvement Initiatives in Indiana
In June, the Indiana Deparatment of Education (INDOE) approved 35 companies as technical assistance partners for the State's School Improvement efforts, including BrainWare Learning Company. In August, school and district personnel from across the state had an opportunity to meet one-on-one with technical assistance partners to explore how they can work together to help achieve the State's amitious goals under ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act).
Reading Success Depends on Cognitive Factors
Digital Promise has created an interactive model of the factors at play in learning to read and mastering other aspects of literacy from ages 4 to 6. The factors are
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.
STEM and SEL: Inseparable Partners
Recent media coverage of research at Google reinforces the abundant studies on what employers seek from their employees. Technical skills may be important, but so-called soft skills are also indispensable.