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Cognitive Skills 101

This webinar will provide an introduction to the cognitive skills most important in learning. It is designed for participants with little or no training in the field of cognition and learning and can also be a useful review for those with some training on how the brain works and learning research.

Emphasize the “Learning” in “Extended Learning Time”

There seem to be a lot of people talking about extending the school day lately. On the pro side of the argument are those who believe that our students’ 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

Empirical Validation of an On-line Literacy Program using DIBELS for Title I Students-Naglieri

This first empirical examination of SkateKids suggest that the program appears to be an effective method for improving DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency scores for Title I students and, importantly, that the more children played the game the greater their improvement.