Davenport, IA, Succeeds with State-Funded Preschool

Jan 26, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Three years ago, Iowa's Davenport School District created a state-funded preschool program for 4-year-olds.  Enrolled students spend 2 or more hours a day in the classroom.

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!

Liberty Public Schools Improves Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Scores

Jan 12, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba

Over the last three years, Liberty Public Schools has achieved steady increases on MAP scores and Franklin Elementary has achieved even greater gains. From 2008 to 2009, the percentage of Franklin Elementary students scoring at the proficient level or above on the MAP jumped from 65 percent to 82 percent in communication arts, and from 69 percent to 80 percent in mathematics.

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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