Supporting Diverse Learners in Literacy
In this webinar, we will discuss the concept of cognitive load and neuroscience-based approaches to strengthening students’ capacity for cognitive load as well as strategies to lighten cognitive load in the process of learning to read.
Engage Students in a Literacy Adventure
LiteracyPlanet brings together curriculum-aligned literacy education and the latest digital technology. Whether for early reading skills or advanced grammar, LiteracyPlanet provides students with a learning adventure to help them develop excellent English literacy skills.
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.
Executive Functions and Reading Comprehension (blog)
There are varied opinions among education and neuroscience researchers regarding how many executive functions are involved in human cognitive processing, but the role that executive functions play in reading comprehension
Cognitive Skills and Biology, History and Literature
This webinar will take attendees beyond the elementary classroom and the priorities of reading and math to more complex, higher-order thinking required for successful performance in academic subjects at the middle and high-school level. Our guest presenter for this webinar is Stacy Harris.
Working Memory Limits Affect College Students’ Reading
A researcher from the University of Alberta describes the problem this way, “The students invest most of their time on reading and they forget the meaning. They read and they