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Learn to Ask for Help

One of the most important things a student can learn is how to ask for help.  Those who know how to do this effectively usually rise to the top of the class, accodrng to Peter Kline, author of The Genius in All of Us.

Some Thoughts on Learner Variability

Uneven cognitive skills can be just as stressful, sometimes moreso, for a student than having more consistent but less strong learning skills. 

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.

Your Brain’s Memory Back-Up System

Strong memories involve groups or teams or networks of neurons that fire together.  While neuroscientists have long said that "neurons that fire together wire together," recent reesarch at Cal Tech shows how repeated exposure to something recruits multiple neurons into the memory system, creating built-in redundancy.

Cognitive Skills Are the Foundation for Learning

Cognitive skills are the foundation for learning. This short video explains.

Ten Ways to Make Learning More Efficient and Effective

Just in time for Back-to-School, we look at what the science of learning tells us about some of the best ways to help our children (and ourselves) be the most efficient and effective learners they can be.

Five Skills That Would Make Teaching Easier (and More Effective)

In this webinar, we will explore five gaps in the knowledge and skill base of most teachers and how those impact their effectiveness and student learning.

BrainWare Learning-Mindprint Test Prep Workshop

In this workshop, Nancy Weinstein, CEO of Mindprint Learning, and Betsy Hill, President of BrainWare Learning, will walk through the new Mindprint Test Prep Profile -- a new profile that can be generated from a student's cognitive assessment results, to help prepare students for college admissions or other high-stakes tests.

Stop Running Against the Wind

Most of us make learning harder than it needs to be.  Why?  Because we don’t really understand what it takes to learn something. This webinar will focus on how students at any age can become more efficient and effective learners by understanding how to learn in harmony with their brain.

Do Resource Teachers Have the Right Resources?

The system that is supposed to help students get supports often doesn’t work because the goal changes from having a real impact to checking off boxes and focusing on compliance. What is your experience with resource teachers having the right resources?