Brain Fitness Is Not A Game

Apr 30, 2010 by Terri Zezula
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The conclusion of the BBC brain training study is baffling. Were the tasks adaptive, motivating, and practiced with intensity and frequency? Was there cross-training of skills?  Learn what brain training is and what it is not...

Investing in Innovation (i3) Grantwriting Tips

Apr 28, 2010 by Joseph Noble, Ph.D
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Are you applying for Investing in Innovation (i3) funds and wondering what the difference is between"demonstrated success" and "evidence of effect"?  Dr. Joseph Noble clarifies in this brief video.

Announcing Our Spring Webinar Series--Register today!

Apr 27, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba
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Register for any or all of our Spring brain fitness webinars.  Learn how to help struggling students succeed, get strategies for teaching phonics and fluency, and more!

Lifelong Learning and the Plastic Brain

Apr 23, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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The ability of the brain to change itself is termed brain plasticity or neuroplasticity. How do we translate this knowledge of neuroplasticity into success for all learners?

What is Number Sense and How Does it Relate to Math Skills?

Apr 20, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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People have an instinctive ability to nonverbally represent numbers, called “number sense,” and we use it in every day decision making such as choosing the shorter checkout line at the store.

The Technological Lives of Today’s Students

Apr 16, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Today, students’ lives are steeped with technology in all its shapes and sizes and forms. If we wish to understand our, we must not only understand that mindset, but embrace it.

Apply for the “Science of Success” Classroom Microgrant for Teachers!

Apr 13, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba
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How would you use brain research findings to create the best learning experiences for kids?  Enter your project idea for a chance to win $200 and a Flip Video camera or iPod nano®.

Child Reading Development and Language Skills Webinar

Apr 8, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba
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Without a good language background, a child is likely to struggle with reading. Children who are reading below grade level in the first grade are at risk for remaining below grade level in reading ability throughout their school years, and being poor readers as adults.