Why Knowing Students’ Cognitive Skills Matters
A recent article in District Administration magazine explains how schools are using the Mindprint Cognitive Assessment to help design interventions for students, tailored to their individual cognitive profiles.
Later School Start Really Does Help Teens
The information about the changes in teens' Circadian Rhythms has been around for a long time, as has the suggestion that later school start times would benefit them. Now, a landmark study is confirming what just about any adolescent could tell you -- teens sleep more if they can sleep a little later.
The Brain — Webinar for Broad Creek Middle School
Betsy Hill, BrainWare Learning Company's president, met with middle-school students via Nepris, and discussed how we know what parts of the brain do, how the brain changes when we learn and the role of sleep in learning, as well as widely held neuromyths.
Sleep and Cognitive Functioning
We have been coming across so much research lately on the brain and sleep that it seems like a good time to remind ourselves what we know about sleep and
Bright Lights Before Bedtime Problematic for Preschoolers’ Sleep
Parents should dim the lights for preschoolers for the hour before bedtime, suggest scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder, who recently conducted research on the impact of pre-bedtime light
What Do High School Students Want to Know about the Brain?
What do high school students want to know about the brain? BrainWare Learning's Betsy Hill addressed their questions in a Nepris-hosted presentation, including different types of memory, study tips, and sleep.