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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?

Demanding, Rewarding Tasks Create Strong Memories

Recent research looked at how the difficulty of the task and the size of the reward impacted the strength of the memory and the consolidation process.  The size of the reward, not surprisingly, influences the strength of the memory, but just as important is the level of challenge of the task. 

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

For good and bad, technology changes our brains. But then again, so does every experience we have. So what are our brains doing and becoming in the digital age?

Helping Children Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning Needs

I knew it was important to get at the root of the issues and provide the supports that Charlie needs.  When we started, he and I didn’t have a way to talk about the struggles.  Kids don’t know why they struggle or why something is hard for them.  They just struggle.  Conversations about school work just seemed to make him more anxious. It was time for a different approach.

It’s Not a Quiz! It’s Retrieval Practice!

Few words stimulate greater anxiety in students than "We're going to have a quiz today."  Most of us can remember that feeling of being unprepared when a pop quiz was announced.  What most of us don't realize, including many teachers, is how important a role quizzes can play in the learning process.

Time for Some Summer Webinar Binge Watching?

Summer is a great time to catch up on webinars that you might have missed (and get some professional development credit along the way).  Here are some of our most

What Is Learning?

In this webinar, we dig underneath the surface of teaching and learning and explore the most important things teachers, parents and trainers of all kinds need to know about learning in the brain and how to create the most effective learning experiences.

Cognitive Skills and Math

Reading involves the simultaneous, coordinated use of multiple mental processes, including attention skills, working memory, visualization, and planning according to an article written by Betsy Hill and published by EdCircuit.