Bilingual Babies: Language Delay or Learning Advantage?

May 3, 2011 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Do bilingual babies have stronger cognitive skills than their non-bilingual counterparts? Find out, and learn how you can easily build your child’s bilingual skills at home.

Increasing Our Alertness to Caffeine Use in Ourselves and Our Children

Mar 18, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
What effect does caffeine have on your child’s developing brain? Read about positive and negative effects of caffeine, and why limiting your own caffeine consumption can significantly benefit your child.

How Learning to Read Improves Brain Function

Mar 16, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Does learning to read improve overall brain function? Read about current brain research and discover how learning to read can improve student performance in other subject areas.

Why Time Matters in Learning

Mar 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How important are timing and time in learning?  Find out about current research on “the temporal dynamics of learning” and how that research may soon help educators create optimal learning environments for students.

Improving Reading Comprehension in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Feb 17, 2011 by Ann Osterling

Learn why reading comprehension problems are often overlooked in children with Asperger’s Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder and what can be done to improve reading comprehension skills for these learners.

Test Scores Exceed State Average in 4 Subject Areas After Fast ForWord

Feb 15, 2011 by Andrew Ostarello

Student test scores from St. Mary Parish School District have steadily increased after Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant implementation, surpassing the state average score on the LEAP.

Why Your Brain Loves Chocolate

Feb 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Studies have shown that chocolate and love have similar effects on the brain, but what compounds in chocolate cause us to experience similar emotions?

5 Insights from our Recent Brain Fitness Webinars

Jan 6, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Five memorable insights from our 2010 Brain Fitness Webinars series, addressing  the brain, reading, and student learning in today’s world.

Our Lives Change, Too: From Fast ForWord® Skeptic to Believer

Dec 21, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
After Special Ed. diagnostician Cory Armes saw students achieve dramatic results with Fast ForWord software, she went from skeptic to believer and left her teaching job to work for the company that makes the product.

Beating Bullying for Better Learning

Dec 16, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Beating bullying and keeping our schools safe for all students can dramatically impact the lives and quality of education for students.

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