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Closing the Achievement Gap by Closing the Cognitive Gap — Webinar

This webinar will address cognitive development as barrier to closing the achievement gap and the need for development of cognitive skills as a matter of equity.

Closing the Achievement Gap by Closing the Cognitive Gap – Edcircuit

As educators and education policymakers seek to understand and remedy the achievement gaps, much attention is paid to the concept of equity. One area of inequity that connects directly to student learning is highlighted by contemporary neuroscience research—cognitive development.

Some Thoughts on Learner Variability

Uneven cognitive skills can be just as stressful, sometimes moreso, for a student than having more consistent but less strong learning skills. 

Cognitive Skills Are the Foundation for Learning

Cognitive skills are the foundation for learning. This short video explains.

BrainWare Learning-Mindprint Test Prep Workshop

In this workshop, Nancy Weinstein, CEO of Mindprint Learning, and Betsy Hill, President of BrainWare Learning, will walk through the new Mindprint Test Prep Profile -- a new profile that can be generated from a student's cognitive assessment results, to help prepare students for college admissions or other high-stakes tests.

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?

Do Too Many or Too Few Students from Poverty Get a Special Ed Label?

Do you have evidence for or believe that students living in poverty (with cognitive impact) are identified as needing specialized instruction and supports – therefore special education services?  Or do you believe that these students are over-identified as needing special education services and do not require them and unnecessarily receive an educational label.

What Do You Mean by “Cognitive Capacity?”

A webinar hosted by EdWeb was provocatively titled, “4 Lies the System Teaches School Leaders about Struggling Readers.”  The first “lie,” according to the presenter is that struggling readers have a lower cognitive capacity than typical readers.  Is that a lie?  Well, whether or not this is a lie depends on what you mean by cognitive capacity. 

A Practical Approach to Personalized Learning

Personalizing learning can feel overwhelming even for the most effective teachers. In this webinar, we share how to flip the traditional approach to make it manageable and effective for every classroom.

BrainWare Learning Company Partners with Readable English

BrainWare Learning Company and Readable English have entered into a partnership, adding Readable English’s innovative approach to helping students more quickly break the code in learning to read English to BrainWare’s portfolio of cognitive literacy solutions.