Brain Fitness Is Not A Game

Apr 30, 2010 by Terri Zezula

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...

Announcing Our Spring Webinar Series--Register today!

Apr 27, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

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.
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.
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.

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

Apr 13, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

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®.

Are "Smart" Kids Born Smart?

Feb 4, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Did you ever know someone that others referred to as a “brain”? It is a term most commonly used in a school environment referring to a top student. Often the “brain” did not seem to have to work hard at school; he or she was viewed as naturally intelligent, knowledgeable in many subjects, liked by teachers and admired by fellow students. Did you ever wonder how that person got that way?

2010 Visionary Conference - Save the Date

Jan 21, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Are you a private provider of Scientific Learning products in the U.S. or Canada?  Then mark your calendars for our upcoming Visionary Conference in San Diego Thursday - Saturday, March 18 - 20, 2010.  Be sure to let us know if you'd like to participate!

Reading Intervention and Brain Fitness: One School's Story

Jan 7, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Penn-Trafford High School in Harrison City, PA, had a problem: some of their adolescent students were not engaging at school, and many of those students were struggling readers.  The school shifted its reading intervention efforts from building reading skills to building a reading-ready brain with Fast ForWord® software.  

Welcome to the Science of Learning Blog

Jan 5, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Hello and welcome to The Science of Learning blog, providing information to educators, parents, scientists, and academics on the science of brain plasticity and ways to accelerate learning for children and adults. 

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