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.
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.
Benefit of BrainWare SAFARI at a Leading Private School in Argentina
Students who received BrainWare SAFARI improved their performance to a greater degree on all areas of the Diagnostic Achievement Battery (DAB-3) in their second language, English.
Closing the Gap for Historically Underperforming Students
This webinar will examine the some of the reasons for the chronic gap in performance for students with learning disabilities, ELL students, and economically disadvantaged students.
Improvement in California State Test Scores Following Cognitive Skills Training
3rd Grade students in the Fillmore Unified School Distrct who used BrainWare SAFARI performed better than a control group on the California state standardized tests.
Cognitive Skills for English Language Learners (ELL)
This webinar will take a new look at English Language Learners (ELL, ESL, EL), review some recent research on the brain and language acquisition, and provide a case study on the use of a cognitive skills .
Bilingual Program Pilot with BrainWare SAFARI
Product Studied: BrainWare SAFARI Subjects Male and female students, in grades 6 through 9, in an all day bilingual program (Limited English Proficiency), School
Easing the Way for English Language Learners
Today, more school districts than ever are challenged with providing an education to children who speak little or no English, often referred to as English Language Learners (ELL).
Keeping the Promise of Accountability: Building Student Capacity
Accountability is, at heart, a promise and the promise in education today is that all students will graduate from high school ready for either college or a career. To accomplish that, schools must....
Cognitive Improvements for Chinese ELL Students
Students studying English at a Chinese community center used BrainWare SAFARI. On average they experienced 3 years 6 months cognitive improvement over the 11 weeks of the study, and 2 years 4 months improvement on the achievement tests. As in other studies, each student improved his or her performance on the tests.