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What Teachers Should Know About the Brain

A recently published research study on teachers’ understanding of the brain and neuroscience research has been getting a lot of attention.  The findings, based on surveys of teachers in the

Students Increase Effectiveness of Reading and Math Interventions with the Addition of BrainWare SAFARI

The majority of students who used BrainWare SAFARI and were provided with a reading intervention received a Rate of Improvement (ROI) score greater than the expected ROI on AIMSweb, as did the students who used BrainWare SAFARI and a math intervention.

Rethinking Remediation in Higher Education

The remediation statistics are sobering. Over half of students who enroll in 2-year colleges take remedial courses in English and/or math. Almost 20% of those enrolling in 4-year colleges do

Deal with the Big Rocks First … Prioritizing

Have you ever noticed that some people just drift through life dealing with each problem as it comes along and then wonder where all the time has gone, and why

Cognitive Skills Development in an Accelerated Curriculum

Much of our work has dealt with helping struggling students — those who are behind or have identified cognitive deficits — but it is important to remember that very bright

Closing the Achievement Gaps: The Need for a Cognitive Intervention

The remediation statistics are sobering. Over half of students who enroll in 2-year colleges take remedial courses in English and/or math. Almost 20% of those enrolling in 4-year colleges do

Strengthening Cognitive Processes in Students with Resource Plans

At Nativity Catholic School in Brandon, FL, students receiving resource support used BrainWare SAFARI. The two cohorts improved substantially on a set of cognitive subtests, ocnsistent with students in prior studies.

Special Needs Students Benefit from Use of BrainWare SAFARI

3rd grade students, identified as special needs, in the Fillmore Unified School District, as part of a larger study, experienced substantial gains in performance on the OLSAT and California State Tests.

Cognitive Skills Development Helps Close the Gap for Students Performing Below Grade Level

Students who performed below grade level the prior year experienced significant gains following their use of BrainWare SAFARI and average performance narrowed or closed the gap. For students with IEPs, the 3rd-grade students more than doubled their WPM gains and significantly narrowed the gap.

Reality Show Test Anxiety

I was watching one of my favorite shows – Restaurant Impossible – when I saw a textbook case reminder of one of the consequences of high-stakes testing.  First, let me

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