Brain Myths in Education: Making Sense of Fact vs. Fiction

Mar 12, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
Some “brain myths” that have found their way into education are right on target, while others are outright wrong. Can you tell the difference?

Adolescent Learning: Why Reading Interventions Aren't Working

Feb 26, 2013 by Cara Gipson
Adolescents have flatlined in reading in the US, while younger learners have improved. Find out what can be done in this recorded webinar with Dr. Martha Burns.

How are Reading Skills Related to White Matter in the Brain (and Why Does It Matter)?

Dec 18, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read about the latest brain research on what happens in the brains of struggling and typical readers and why it matters to us as educators.

Selective Hearing: How Your Brain Extracts Meaning from the Noise

Nov 27, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How can selective hearing help your students in the classroom?  New research indicates that selective hearing can help us focus on one voice in the sea of other noises and how we can benefit from this.

How a Low Performing School Achieved Double-Digit Gains

Nov 20, 2012 by Scott Sterling

Dr. Martha Burns from Scientific Learning and Mr. Charles Wilson, Principal of Korematsu Discovery Academy, presented a live webinar that discussed how Korematsu achieved a double-digit test-score gain and emerged from PI status in only two school years

What Educators May Not Know about the Neuroscience of Learning

Nov 6, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Paula Tallal discussed her original research on auditory processing, its relationship to language development, and the far-reaching effect that deficiencies in those area can have on learning.

Eric Jensen Links New Brain Research With Teaching in New Webinar

Oct 23, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar for Scientific Learning Corporation, author Eric Jensen summarized current research about the brain and strategies that could be implemented in the classroom with all students.

Demystifying Executive Functions in Preschool Children

Oct 9, 2012 by Scott Sterling

In a recent webinar, Dr. William Jenkins, a leader in the field of childhood brain development and one of the founders of Scientific Learning, presented on the importance of executive functions in the development of preschool students.

Brain-Building for Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Oct 2, 2012 by PC Munoz
Dr. Martha Burns talks about the sobering statistics related to third grade reading proficiency and offers solutions to get struggling readers back on track.

Dopamine and Learning: What The Brain’s Reward Center Can Teach Educators

Sep 18, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
How important is dopamine to learning?  Read more to learn about how dopamine is produced and how learning is retained in the brain.

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