Fostering a Growth Mindset: In Your Students and Yourself
Much has been written about the concept of a Growth Mindset, based on the seminal work of Dr. Carol Dweck at Stanford. The research is clear. Individuals with a growth mindset – that is, who believe that intelligence and talent can be developed – do better than those who think that talent is innate and that intelligence doesn’t change much.
What a Difference Three Weeks Make!
We spend a lot of time in our conversations with schools, clinicians, and parents talking about "following the protocol." Why? Because the protocol identifies he frequency and duration of usage that consistently leads to the kinds of improvements in cognitive skills we see in the research on the program.
Transforming Learning from the Inside Out
In this webinar, we will explore the cognitive skills and executive functions our children/students need in order to learn and be successful ... in the classrooms and in life.
Coaching Your Child in BrainWare SAFARI
This webinar is designed for parents (and grandparents!) who are working with a child as that child’s BrainWare SAFARI “coach.”
BrainWare SAFARI as an Evidence Based Intervention under ESSA
This webinar addressed how BrainWare SAFARI fulfills the new provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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.
Rethinking Remediation in Higher Education
This webinar will examine (and challenge) some of the assumptions that underpin traditional approaches to remediation, both to helping students achieve appropriate levels of reading and math, and to development of the other skills that are required for success.
Technology and Brains: The Good, the Bad, the Unknown
This webinar will explore what brain research is telling us about the best and worst aspects of video games, cell phones and Internet search. We will discuss the impact of technologies.
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.
Cognitive Skills and English Language Learners
Today, more school districts than ever are challenged to educate children who speak little or no English when they enter the school system. This brief addresses the demands on certain cognitive skills that are relatively greater during the early stages of learning a new language, including working memory, sequential memory, and auditory memory skills and how these skills may be enhanced.