Impact of Computer-Based Cognitive Training on Elementary Students’ Reading Skills
Students at Wyhcocomagh Education Centre in Nova Scotia gained 4.5 reading levels on average and improved on academic fluency tests by one-half to 4 grade equivalents over 12 weeks following cognitive training with BrainWare SAFARI.
Am I Smarter than a Fifth Grader?
A reading coach and mentor describes her experience using BrainWare SAFARI with her students, more than doubling their growth in reading levels and dramatically improving their intellective capacity She explains that, in working through BrainWare, her students had not only pushed past their own problem-solving ability through trying, and trying again and not giving up, but they had also pushed past her own ability.
The Marshmallow Test Revisited
You may already be familiar with the marshmallow test. If not, imagine a 4-year old in a room. The researcher puts a marshmallow on the table in front of the
Developing Critical Thinking Skills
The need for critical thinking skills in today’s world is more pervasive than ever. Critical thinking is vital for academic achievement as well as for success in the workplace. In this webinar, Lemi-Ola Erinkitola, founder of The Critical Thinking Child will address some underappreciated facets of helping children become critical thinkers.chools.
A New Framework for Social and Emotional Learning Based on Cognitive Skills
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is an active topic of discussion in schools (and outside of schools, for that matter) these days. The interest in SEL is likely being driven
3 Keys to Building Individual Learning Capacity
A lot of attention has been paid to building learning capacity for organizations. Indeed, a Google search for “building learning capacity” yields over 8 million results, the first few pages
Lou Whitaker Coaching Students in BrainWare SAFARI
BrainWare SAFARI implementations in a school setting are most successful when teachers follow the 3 “Ps” — Planning, Presenting and Purposeful Coaching. Purposeful Coaching involves helping the students work throughout
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.
Cognitive Skills and Second (or Other) Language Acquisition
his webinar will examine some of the challenges of learning a second language and the role of cognitive skills and executive functions in that process. We will also share research on the impact of cognitive skills training for English Language Learners in several U.S. and ex-U.S. schools.
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.