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Toward a New Understanding of Intelligence

It’s time to throw out our old mental models of intelligence and start to embrace what David Shenk in his popular book of the same title, “the genius in all of us.”

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

Building Students’ Cognitive and Emotional Intelligence

Emotions play a role in learning, as do the cognitive skills and capacities that students bring to the classroom. This presentation will examine the interplay between cognition and emotions, focusing particularly on executive functions.