Using Fiction Writing Activities to Develop Creative Thinking in the Classroom

Sep 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Are your students gifted creative thinkers?  Get practical tips for using fiction writing in the classroom to break habitual thought patterns and develop students’ creativity.

10 Big Benefits of Using iPads in Schools

Sep 27, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
The iPad is changing how students learn in the 21 stcentury. Learn how using iPads in schools can improve collaborative content creation, data collection, and more.

Fast ForWord® Language Series Has Greatest Impact of Any Intervention Listed by NCRTI

Sep 22, 2011 by Norene Wiesen

VIDEO: The Fast ForWord Language Series had the greatest impact and the largest positive effect of any intervention listed by the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI). Get the details here.

Neural Prostheses: The Melding of Hardware, Software and Wetware

Sep 20, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Learn how hardware, software, and wetware work together to create truly remarkable devices known as prosthetic systems.

My Son Announced He Was Dropping Out of High School: Mary’s Story

Sep 15, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
A veteran educator was shocked when her son announced he was dropping out of high school.  But after the Fast ForWord program, he tested a year above grade level in reading and was back in school. Watch >> 

The Great Homework Debate: Is Homework Helpful or Harmful to Students?

Sep 13, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.

Does homework develop study habits and reinforce learning, or does it solidify misunderstandings and detract from other valuable activities, including family time? Gain insight into both sides of the great homework debate.

Improving Auditory Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sep 8, 2011 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

A recent study by Nicole Russo and her team at Northwestern University demonstrates that directed auditory training using Fast ForWord software shows great promise for improving auditory processing in children with ASD.   Learn more >

My Nephew Was A Struggling Learner (Not Anymore!): Carrie’s Story

Sep 6, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Carrie describes how her young nephew, a strugging learner, used the Fast ForWord program to improve language skills before repeating kindergarten.  He is now at the top of his class.  Watch>>

Separating Brain Fact from Brain Fiction: Debunking a Few Neuroscience Myths

Sep 1, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Is it true that we only use 10% of our brains? Find out here, and read more myths about neuroscience and the brain.